The effect of organisational agility as mediator in the relationship between knowledge management, and competitive advantage and innovation in sport organisations
by Mehdi Salimi; Ali Nazarian
International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies (IJKMS), Vol. 13, No. 3, 2022

Abstract: The purpose of the present article is to study the effects of mediator organisational agility in the relation between knowledge management, and innovation and competitive advantage in sports organisations. The test population included all the staff active in sports organisations of Isfahan province. The standard knowledge management questionnaire of Newman and Conrad (1999), innovation (Jiménez-Jimenez et al., 2008; Panayides, 2006; Prajogo and Sohal, 2006), competitive advantage from researcher-made questionnaire and organisational agility (Zhang and Sharifi, 2000) were used for collecting data. The results of the findings indicated that knowledge management variable has significant effects on innovation, competitive advantage and agility. Also, the effects of agility variable was not significant regarding innovation, but they had significant effects on the competitive advantage. In conclusion, Sohel test result indicated that knowledge management variable has significant effects on innovation and competitive advantage with mediator of organisational agility.

Online publication date: Fri, 01-Jul-2022

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