The Effect of Technology on Teachers' Performance with the Role of Mediating Organizational Culture (Case Study: Education in Tehran)

Document Type : Original Article

Authors

1 Assistant Professor, Department of Higher Education Management, Faculty of Management, North Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

2 Master of educational management, Islamic Azad University, North Tehran Branch

3 Professor, Department of Cultural Management and Planning, North Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University

Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of technology on teachers' performance with the mediating role of organizational culture in education in Tehran. The research method was applied in terms of purpose and descriptive-correlational in terms of data collection method. The statistical population of the present study included all education teachers in Tehran, whose number was equal to 897,000 people. The sample size was estimated using 384 teachers using Morgan table and multi-stage cluster sampling method. Data were collected in two sections: library and field. In the data collection section, data were collected using three questionnaires of Mahmoudi Information and Communication Technology (2013), Patterson Job Performance Questionnaire (1992; Shokarkan and Arshadi Translation, 2007) and Denison (2000) Organizational Culture Questionnaire. In order to assess the validity, face validity and content validity was used, which indicated that the instrument was valid. Also, the reliability of the instrument was calculated using Cranach's alpha coefficient, which showed the reliability of the measuring instrument. Data analysis was performed in two parts: descriptive and inferential (structural equation test). The results showed that due to the mediating role of organizational culture, technology has an effect on the performance of education teachers in Tehran; the implicit findings of the study also showed that technology has an effect on teachers' performance. In fact, technology affects organizational culture and in addition, organizational culture affects the performance of education teachers in Tehran

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