.....The impact of management information system on
The impact of management information system on organizational agility in Ilam Telecommunication Company, Ilam province, Iran
Introduction: today, globalization and transition from the businesses to the digital economy have made the use of information and information systems substantially more essential ever since. This study investigated the effect of management information systems (MIS) on agility. Methods: This study was cross – sectional (descriptive). 150 employees of Telecommunication Company of Ilam with bachelor's degree or higher entered this study. Data collection was done by using two questionnaires, MIS questionnaire and organizational agility questionnaire. Validity and reliability of these questionnaires were confirmed. Data were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics by SPSS, version 21. Results: according to this study, a significant relationship was found between all studied MISs and Competency and agility, and that there was a statistically significant relationship between strategic information and structured decisions systems in term of accountability, but this relationship was not significant between accountability and decision support systems. Also there was a positive significant relationship between accountability and structured decision support systems. However, no significant relationship between accountability and strategic information systems and decision support systems was observed.
Conclusion: Information technology (IT) and its features such as MISs are tools which are used to improve company’s overall efficiency in a highly unstable and competitive environment. Private and public organizations need to focus on this component in respect to (in regard) the unstable and competitive conditions within the organization.
Keywords: organizational agility, management information systems (MISs)
Masoud Mohammadi, Mohammad Mahboubi, Maliheh Abdollahi, Babak Rastgari Mehr, Sasan Ghorbani Kalkhageh. The impact of management information system on organizational agility in Ilam Telecommunication Company, Ilam province, Iran. Stem Cell 2015;6(1):58-64]. (ISSN 1545-4570).