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Investigating the effect of organizational culture on the staff productivity in cultural heritage, Articrafts and Tourism Department

Pantea Alishirazi, Zeinolabedin Amini Sabegh, Masood Ghorbanhosein

Department of Public Management, College of Management, Saveh Science and ResearchBranch, Islamic Azad University, Saveh, Iran (corresponding author)

Department of Public Management, Islamic Azad University, Saveh Branch, Saveh, Iran

Department of Public Management, Islamic Azad University, Saveh Branch, Saveh, Iran

Key words: Organizational culture, work, staff productivity, adoptability, consistency, involvement, mission.


organizational-cultureNowadays, productivity is beyond just an economic measure and is considered as a comprehensive approach, systematic culture and attitude, and a complex of all components in some cases. It affects all economic, social, and cultural aspects of a country, organization, or people. Undoubtedly, among extant capitals, human resources have devoted a high position to themselves. From the other hand, Cultural heritage, Articrafts, and Tourism Department is a big, complex, and vital organization. Human resources are main capitals of the organization and the organization’s success depends on them. Thus, productivity of human resources is the most important factor which is considered the final goal of many organizations. Besides, forming and conducting organizational culture can increase productivity of human resources. Accordingly, this study aims to examine the relationship between the productivity of human resources and organizational culture and its aspects among the staff of Cultural heritage, Articrafts, and Tourism Department. This study uses correlation approach. It uses descriptive data to test hypotheses and library and field methods for data gathering. Statistical population includes 85 staff comprising of experts in Cultural Heritage, Articrafts, and Tourism Department. Using Morgan Table, the sample size of 70 was achieved. Results showed a positive and significant correlation between organizational culture and the aspects of job mission, adoptability, consistency, involvement at work, and staff productivity. Findings showed that among the variables of organizational culture, involvement at work has the highest rank. Improving the aspects of organizational culture is a complementary method for improving staff productivity which finally yields organizatoional productivity.

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