Cultural intelligence and network organizations in society: case of Tehran neighborhood councils

Salamzadeh, Yashar and Salamzadeh, Aidin and Radović-Marković, Mirjana (2016) Cultural intelligence and network organizations in society: case of Tehran neighborhood councils. International review, 4 (1/2). pp. 46-58. ISSN 2217-9739

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Abstract

Network communications is one of the modern ideas in the field of organizational behavior. On the other hand, the ability to communicate with employees and understand the cultural differences between them in a multicultural environment is one of the key skills that managers and employees need them in the nowadays organizations. These skills are introduced as cultural intelligence in organizations that have ability to respond to many challenges in multicultural environments. This article was aimed to analysis the relationship between cultural intelligence and network communication. These questionnaires were distributed between 134 members at the Tehran neighborhood councils. In order to analyzing data and concluding results, SPSS, and then Pearson correlation test were used. The research was done based on structural equation modeling (SEM). The result indicated that there was significant positive relationship between cultural intelligence and network communication. Also there was significant positive relationship between each dimension of cultural intelligence and network communication. Findings show that cultural intelligence is a basic factor in network communication and confirm the main hypothesis of this study which represents the existence of a positive and meaningful relation between cultural intelligence and network communication. Furthermore, the results show that considering this kind of intelligence, especially in network organizations which has a high ethnic and cultural variety, could be very useful for improve employees and managers communications.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: COBISS.ID=223873804
Uncontrolled Keywords: cultural intelligence, communication, network organizations, network communication
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: Jelena Banovic
Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2016 08:25
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2016 08:25
URI: http://ebooks.ien.bg.ac.rs/id/eprint/841

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