Volume 25, Issue 3 (12-2012)                   JMDP 2012, 25(3): 145-161 | Back to browse issues page

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Nikpour A, Manzari-Tavakkoli A, Rajaei-nejad M. The Relationship between Employees’ Information Literacy and Organizational Effectiveness in Kerman's Public Organizations. JMDP. 2012; 25 (3) :145-161
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Information literacy is a basic skill, playing a significantly vital and active role in social activities while being considered as a mental and intellectual framework for realizing, recovery, retrieval, assessment and using the information. Information literacy refers to the skills an individual has learned or the learning process through which he learns to efficiently use information in a complicated and ever-growing information environment. Generally speaking, an information literate employee assumes an important role in increasing the effectiveness and productivity of an organization. This article tries to study the relationship between employees’ information literacy and organizational effectiveness in public organizations of the city of Kerman. This study is a correlation and descriptive research, conducted through the survey method. Statistical population of the research is composed of the official employees of Kerman's public organizations. A number of 322 individuals were selected through ordered stratified sampling method. The inferential and descriptive statistical methods were used in order to analyze the data. Meanwhile, the questionnaires on information literacy and organizational effectiveness were made as a means of data collection. The findings of research indicate that there is a significant relationship between employees’ information literacy criteria (namely, recognition of information needs, information routing, data evaluation, effective use of information) and organizational effectiveness.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/07/22 | Accepted: 2013/07/27 | ePublished: 2013/07/27

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