The Role of Information Technology Governance Mechanisms and Strategic Innovation in Organizational Agility

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Research/Original Article (دارای رتبه معتبر)
Background & Purpose

Today, the rapid development of technology and globalization are among the characteristics of the environment facing current organizations. Therefore, to succeed in this environment, competitive advantage of agility can be achieved through the appropriate use of information technology. The purpose of this research is to investigate the impact of information technology governance mechanisms on organizational agility, taking into account the role of strategic innovation.


The current research is an applied research in which a descriptive-survey strategy is used. The statistical population of the research consisted of small and medium-sized companies in Kerman city, and due to the limited statistical population, 207 companies were selected as the sample size using the available stratified sampling method and Cochran's formula. A questionnaire was used to collect data. The research data were analyzed using SPSS24 and Lisrel 8.8 software and structural equation modeling.


The analysis of research data showed that the adequacy of information technology resources has a significant positive effect on information technology governance mechanisms. Also, the results indicated that information technology governance mechanisms have a significant positive effect on strategic innovation and organizational agility. On the other hand, strategic innovation also affects organizational agility. Also, information technology leads to an increase in organizational agility through information technology mechanisms and strategic innovation.


According to the results, improving the mechanisms of information technology and innovation can help the organization to increase the capacity of strategic innovation to achieve the highest level of agility.

Journal of Innovation Management in Defense Organizations, Volume:6 Issue: 2, 2023
49 to 70  
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