A Conceptual Model for Agility Strategy and Work Organization by Structural Equation Modeling: A Case Study in the Iranian Textile Industry

Hossein safari, Samira Maghsoudi, Tahereh Keshavarzi, Amirhesam Behrooz


Agile manufacturing is a new concept in manufacturing intended to improve the competitiveness of firms. Recent studies assert that agility has serious association with the work organization. The aim of this paper, is presenting a conceptual model for Agility Strategy (AS) and Work Organization (WO) in the Iranian Textile Industry.

In this study, after reviewing the related literature; firstly, the effective factors in the AS and WO was identified. Secondly, questionnaires were distributed among five Iranian textile company’s experts. Then, 195 filled questionnaires were collected. Next, Factor Analysis and Structural Equation Modeling were used to discover the relation between AS and WO; as a result, the proposed model was extracted. Our findings show that there is the significant and positive relationship between AS and WO in the Iranian Textile Industry.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/ber.v3i1.3446


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