Investigation of organizational pathology in the Ministry of Sports and Youth of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Asef Fahim


Sports organizations, which play an important role in the cultivation of national heroes, must adapt themselves much more quickly to the changes in the world's major sports organizations, because otherwise they will be back in the world of sports, and sports and youth departments in the provinces should embrace these changes. The purpose of this study was to investigate organizational pathology in the Ministry of Sports and Youth of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The methodology of this research is applied in terms of its descriptive nature and is a survey. The statistical population of the research includes all employees of the Ministry of Sport and Youth of the Islamic Republic of Iran in 2013, equal to 660 people, according to the information of the relevant ministry's staffing center was. The sample size was determined on the basis of the sample size of Krejci & Morgan sample of 244 people. The instrument for measuring the questionnaire was Salvitor (2005), which evaluated organizational pathology in eight dimensions (goals, structure, leadership, communication, rewards, useful mechanisms, attitudes toward change and family orientation). The reliability of the questionnaire was calculated by Cronbach's alpha coefficient (95%). The formal and content validity of the questionnaire was confirmed by sports management specialists. In order to analyze the inferential data obtained from the statistical measuring instrument, single variable t and simple variance analysis (alpha). The results showed that the average organizational damage in the objectives section was 3.74, in the structure of 3.71, in the leadership section 3.69, in the communications sector 3.52, in the bonus sector 3.05 and in the attitude towards change of 3.60 is significantly lower than the average level, indicating the damage in the abovementioned cases by the ministry from the employee's point of view, and only in the orientation direction towards the family3.83, which means the average At the middle level.


Organizational pathology; Sport Management; Ministry of Sports and Youth of the Islamic Republic of Iran


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