Explaining the mediating role of talent management in the relationship between organizational culture and attitudes to organizational change

Document Type: Original Article


1 Associate Professor of Faculty of Literature and humanities, Bu-Ali Sina University, Hamedan, Iran.

2 Ph.D. in Educational Administration, Lecturer in Farhangian University, Shahid Rajaee Campus, Shiraz, Fars, Iran.


The purpose of this study was to explain the mediating role of talent management in the relationship between organizational culture and attitudes to organizational change. This study was of an applied-correlative type. The statistical community included all the employees of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences in 2017. Using a Stratified random sampling method and according to Cochran, 300 subjects were chosen as the statistical samples. To collect the research data, 3 standard questionnaires incorporating organizational culture, organizational change attitude, and talent management were applied. The validities and reliabilities of the questionnaires were confirmed using content validity and Cronbach's alpha (0/87, 0/83, and 0/89), respectively. The data were analyzed using structural equation modeling. The results of structural equation modeling indicated that talent management can have a mediating role between organizational culture and organizational change attitude. Also, the correlation coefficient between organizational culture with talent management, talent management with organizational change attitude and organizational culture with organizational change attitude was significant.



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