Relationship between Technology Management and Operational Performance in Manufacturing Companies

Document Type: Research Paper

Authors

1 Department of Management, Najafabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad, Iran

2 Department of Industrial Engineering, Najafabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad, Iran

Abstract

Nowadays, with the presence of technology in the human life, organizational levels have received a lot of changes which affected the operational aspects and the organizational structures from traditional to modern. Therefore, this study investigated the role of technology management to predict operational performance as the most important sources for gaining competitive advantages. It aimed to identify the indicators and investigate the relationship between technology management and operational performance. Two researcher-made questionnaires were used in order to assess operational performance and technology management. These questionnaires have been allocated to the experts of the company which produces utility gas meters. Data analysis was performed using Pearson correlation and One Sample T-Test with the Amos software. The research findings showed that technology management has the power to predict the operating performance of the company. It means the improvement in technology management leads to better and higher operational performance. 

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