Increasing Organizational Agility based on Effective Meta-Organizational Parameters


  • Abdolkarim Rahimiatani Ph.D. student in Human Resources Management at Aras International Campus, University of Tehran
  • Hamid Zare Public Administration Professor, University of Tehran
  • Hamidreza Yazdani Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management, University of Tehran



agility, agilizing, adaptation and compatibility, organizational change.


Agility in modern era is one of the most important components of organizational superiority towards each other and achieving goals successfully. The speed of doing things and reacting appropriately to the changes are considered as the key factors of success in the present century. However, with a brief glance at the governmental agencies in developing countries, we will find that these agencies are struggling with many problems which prevents their quick and agile performance. Therefore, this research was designed and conducted to explain and identify the effective factors on organizational agility in governmental agencies. The research method used is a case study in which the researcher tried to examine and scrutinize the organizational agility components by studying the taxation organization and conducting open and semi-structured interviews meticulously. Finally, the effective factors were identified. this category was called the meta-organization factors including factors such as economic conditions, media, inter-organizational relationships, intelligent clients, laws and political attitudes. The snowball method has also been used for sampling in the research. At the end of the article, the research model is also stated.


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How to Cite

Rahimiatani, A., Zare, H., & Yazdani, H. (2018). Increasing Organizational Agility based on Effective Meta-Organizational Parameters. Postmodern Openings, 9(4), 140-156.



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