Identifying and explaining the factors hindering the implementation of the administrative reform in HR: A study on Kerman executive organizations

Document Type : Research Paper

Authors

1 * PhD student, Department of Public Administration, Kerman Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kerman, Iran

2 Associate Professor, Department of Public Administration, Kerman Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kerman, Iran

3 Assistant Professor, Department of Public Administration, Kerman Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kerman, Iran

Abstract

 The study was is aimed at identifying and explaining the factors that hinder the implementation of the administrative reform in the HR area. This mixed research is descriptive in terms of purpose and cross sectional in terms of time dimension. The statistical population in qualitative Delphi section of the research comprises of thirty academicians and organizational experts who were selected on purposive sampling method. The statistical population of the quantitative section covers all employees of the executive agencies of Kerman in 1398, from which 450 people were selected on a stratified random sampling. A researcher-made questionnaire was used to collect data. Structural equation modeling (SEM)and SPSS and AMOS software was used for analyzing the data. The results show that the factors that impede the HR reforms initiatives in HR include: nepotism, inadequate education, Lack of welfare, inadequate retirement benefits, inadequacy of performance management, politicized  bureaucratic behavior, , technical and administrative incompetency, favoritism, inadequate ICT skills, ,organizational goals  ambiguity, lack of continuous improved thinking, having anti-regulatory spirit, lack of effective motivational system, favoritism and inefficient leadership.

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