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Information technology and triple dimensions of organizational structure
Samaneh Heidari *, Feyzollah Akbari, Seyyed Mostafa Hosseini, Abolghasem Pourreza, Shahram Tofighi
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Introduction: Information technology can change the organizations in the near future. This research aimed to improve the understanding about the relationship of information technology and triple dimensions of organizational structure (Formality, Complexity and Centralization) in hospitals of Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran. Method: This cross-sectional study carried out at 10 randomly selected hospitalsaffiliated to the Tehran University of Medical Sciences at 2010. Observation, interview, and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) Robbins questionnaires used in the survey to gather the data. The data were from the members of decisionmaking networks of hospitals and experts of information technology (indicating source of data). The association was assessed using STATA (900), Pearson correlation linear and multiple regression tests. Results: There was significant relationship between the overall status of information technology and centralization (P = 0.01) and formalization (P = 0.05). In most of the cases, the information tehnology had significant effect on utilization with formalization dimention of the triple dimensions of organizational structures. Discussion and Conclusion: Information technology cannot change the organization structure totally however, it can affect extensively on complexity and centralization.
Keywords: Information technology, Organization structure, Hospital management
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/10/27 | Accepted: 2014/10/27 | Published: 2014/10/27
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Heidari S, Akbari F, Hosseini S M, Pourreza A, Tofighi S. Information technology and triple dimensions of organizational structure. 3. 2013; 1 (1) :1-7
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