Document Type : Research Paper


1 Ph.D. Student of Sport Management, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, University of Babolsar, Mazandaran, Iran

2 Associate Professor, Sport Management, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

3 Ph.D. Student of Sport Management, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran


The main aim of this study was to investigate the relationship of organizational trust and its components with creativity as one of those factors influencing it in the Sport and Youth offices in Ardebil province. The research method was descriptive correlation which was carried out as a field. The population included all employees of Sport and Youth general office and offices in the cities of Ardebil province (N=100) and the sample was equal to the population using census sampling method. According to the research aims, two questionnaires (Organizational Trust and Creativity) were used to collect data. The questionnaires were prepared using Shafiei (2011) and Nasimi (2013) researches. The validity of the questionnaires was confirmed by sport management professors and their reliability was determined by the Cronbach's alpha coefficient (Organizational Trust 0.92, Creativity 0.84). For the statistical analysis of data, the descriptive and inferential statistics (Kolmogorov-Smirnov test, Pearson correlation coefficient, multiple regression) were used. Ultimately, findings showed that four components of organizational trust (reliability, organizational commitment, competency and honesty) had positive and significant relationships with creativity of human resources.


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