Explaining the multi-level human resource development model in Iran's government organizations with a strategic flexibility approach

Document Type : Research Paper


Public Administration Department, Allameh Tabataba’i University, Tehran, Iran



The purpose of the current research is to explain the multi-level human resource development model in Iran's government organizations with a strategic flexibility approach. This is an applied research, and in terms of method, it is a descriptive-correlation type. The statistical population of the research includes all managers and employees of government organizations, in the number of 2000000 people, of which 384 people were selected as a statistical sample based on Cochran's formula and selected by simple random. Data were collected through a researcher-made questionnaire. In order to ensure the existence or non-existence of a causal relationship between the research variables and to check the suitability of the observed data with the conceptual model of the research, the indicators and items of multi-level human resources development in Iran's government organizations were tested with the strategic flexibility approach using the structural equation model. According to the findings of the research, the validity of all indicators and items of multi-level human resources development in Iran's government organizations was confirmed with the strategic flexibility approach. The results indicated that the t value of multi-level human resource development indicators in Iran's government organizations with strategic flexibility approach is more than its critical value at the level of 5 percent (1.96). Therefore the validity of multi-level human resource development indicators and items in government organizations of Iran was approved with a strategic flexibility approach. Also, according to the results of the structural model tests, it can be said that the indicators and items of multi-level human resources development in Iran's government organizations with the strategic flexibility approach have a good explanatory power in the research model and the research model has a very good validity.


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  • Receive Date: 07 September 2023
  • Revise Date: 30 October 2023
  • Accept Date: 04 December 2023