THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT PROCESS ON INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY DIMENSIONS AND THE CONTRIBUTION OF COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE IN PROFESSORS OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION FACULTIES

Keywords: knowledge management, ICT, competitive advantage, physical education faculties

Abstract

Today, attention is paid to the importance and special position of information and communication technology (ICT) with the rapid growth of technology that has affected all aspects of organizations in some way and it is one of the components of modern societies. The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of the knowledge management process on ICT dimensions and the contribution of competitive advantage in professors of physical education and sport sciences faculties in Islamic Azad University Branches. This study was an applied and descriptive-correlation research. The population of this study was 86 professors. The collected data were analyzed by K-S tests and Pearson and Spearman Correlation Coefficient. The results showed that 59.30 % of subjects had doctorate or were PhD students, 40.70 % of them had a Master’s degree, 63.66 % of them were men, and 36.04 % of them were women. The results also showed that there was a significant relationship between the knowledge management process with ICT (0.710), the knowledge management process and the contribution of competitive advantage (0.619), and the contribution of competitive advantage with ICT (0.612). The use of ICT enables educational organizations to benefit from their intellectual advantages. It is suggested, that physical education and sport sciences faculties pay special attention to the promotion of their employees’ knowledge, more use of information technology, and the creation of a culture that is full of competition for success in their organizational mission.

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Author Biographies

Maziyar Kalashi, Razi University

Department of Physical Education, Piranshahr Branch

Bisotoon Azizi, Islamic Azad University

Department of Physical Education, Piranshahr Branch

Vahid Bakhshalipour, Islamic Azad University

Sama Technical and Vocational Training College, Lahijan Branch

Siavash Khodaparast Sareshkeh, Islamic Azad University

Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Lahijan Branch

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2020-11-30
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Kalashi, M., Azizi, B., Bakhshalipour, V., & Sareshkeh, S. K. (2020). THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT PROCESS ON INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY DIMENSIONS AND THE CONTRIBUTION OF COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE IN PROFESSORS OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION FACULTIES. EUREKA: Social and Humanities, (6), 3-11. https://doi.org/10.21303/2504-5571.2020.001535
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