American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences

Improvement Mechanisms of Management Information System (MIS) In Iran's Agricultural Extension Organization

Ali Asadi, Abdolmotalleb Rezaei and Ahmad Rezvanfar

DOI : 10.3844/ajabssp.2008.462.467

American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences

Volume 3, Issue 2

Pages 462-467

Abstract

This research describes the MIS improvement mechanisms in Iran's Agricultural Extension Organization. A survey study was applied as a methodology of research work. Data were collected using a structured questionnaire that addressed to evaluating managers’ responses regarding to MIS improvement mechanisms. All mechanisms had mean score greater than 5 as perceived by managers which implied that most mechanisms are moderately important in the present time. According to factor analysis the Improvement mechanisms were categorized into 3 groups consisting: the internal effectiveness, business relationship and technology infrastructure that those factors explained 69.47% of the total variance of the research variables.

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© 2008 Ali Asadi, Abdolmotalleb Rezaei and Ahmad Rezvanfar. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.