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Identification of Entrepreneurial Organizational Culture Indicators and Construction and Validation of its Measurement Tool in Iran Public Libraries Foundation. Research on Information Science & Public Libraries. 2018; 24 (2) :235-263
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Purpose: To identify the indicators of entrepreneurial organizational culture, to construct and validate its measurement tool in Iran public libraries foundation.
Methodology: This is an applied research in terms of purpose and a descriptive-correlational one in terms of nature and type of research. The study population included all the librarians of public libraries foundation from provincial capitals of Tehran, Shiraz, Isfahan, Kermanshah and Birjand (who numbered 385) from whom a sample of 191 librarians were selected randomly based on Krejcie and Morgan’s Table and the multistage cluster sampling method. Validity of the tool was calculated by content validity, exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis. Reliability of the tool was measured by using Cronbach's alpha and the split-half method was 0.89 , which was 0.89 for Cronbach's alpha, 0.82 for odd items, and 0.78 for even items.
Findings: Based on the research findings, the indicators of entrepreneurial organizational culture in Iran public libraries foundation and their relevant factor loads are as follows: organizational enthusiasm (0.46); cooperation and extra-organizational communications (0.70); continuous learning and support for development (0.62); cohesiveness and systematic approach (0.52); policymaking and planning for the opportunity for change (0.72) library services and marketing (0.68). The results of exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis confirmed the validity and reliability of the tool. Finally, in view of the desired psychometric features of entrepreneurial organizational culture, this tool can be used as a valid tool in the relevant studies.
Originality/value: Our literature review revealed that no study has been conducted into the identification, construction and validation of the indicators of entrepreneurial organizational culture of Iran public libraries foundation
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Type of Study: quantitative | Subject: Cultural Studies
Received: 2016/12/5 | Accepted: 2017/12/19 | ePublished ahead of print: 2017/12/19 | Published: 2017/12/19 | ePublished: 2017/12/19

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