Document Type : Research Paper


1 Assistant Professor and faculty member, Shahrood University of Technology, Shahrood, Iran

2 Professor in Physical Education Management, Urmia University

3 Assistant Professor and faculty member, University of Tabriz


The aim of study is modeling the organizational and human factors of knowledge management maturity based on business in sport of Iran.
This research has been conducted with a functionalistic approach and using a survey method; hence it is non-test type.
This research is Based on the objective, it is also applicable at the first stage, in the second stage it is evaluated and in the third stage it is a type of research and development.
The statistical population of the study was all elite sports management and experts in the general administration sports and youth of the country. Data collection tool was library studies and questionnaire. The Jamipour et al (2014) standard questionnaire of knowledge management maturity indicators along with business strategies was used. Analysis of data was performed by using the SPSS and AMOS software. The results showed that the greatest impact was on participation and engagement of staff; training management procedures; evaluating the performance of knowledge management; knowledge management processes and activities. The findings showed that all four dimensions of people, support and organizational infrastructure, evaluations and processes, and the flow of knowledge management have a significant effect in business. According to the results, it can be said that efficient knowledge management allows employees to interact and participate in sports departments, be in touch and keep up-to-date on the details of their work branch.
Keywords: Business, Knowledge Management, Maturity of Knowledge Management, Organizational and human factors, Sport.


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