Document Type : Research Paper


Professor, Department of Sport Management, Payame Noor University


The aim of this study was to investigate the mediating role of organizational intelligence in the relationship between work self-efficacy and social capital in the Ministry of Sport and Youth. The statistical population included 850 top-level, middle-level and low-level managers and experts working in the ministry of Sport and Youth. 265 subjects were randomly selected as the sample. To achieve the research goals, Scherer Public Self-Efficacy MLQ, Albrecht Organizational Intelligence and Putnam Social Capital Questionnaires were used. Validity of these questionnaires was confirmed by 15 experts and their reliability was calculated in a pilot study with 30 subjects as 0.79, 0.72 and 0.73 respectively. For data analysis, the descriptive and inferential statistics including Kolmogorov-Smirnov, Single sample t student test were used. SEM was used to determine the causal relationship between variables using AMOS and SPSS. The findings showed that work self-efficacy and organizational intelligence were not desirable while social capital was desirable in the Ministry of Sport and Youth. Also, organizational intelligence had a moderating role in the relationship between work self-efficacy and social capital and their relationship model had a good fit.


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