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

Ali Asadi1, Abdolmotalleb Rezaei1 and Ahmad Rezvanfar1
  • 1 Department of Agricultural Extension and Education, College of Agricultural Economics and Development, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran

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.

American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences
Volume 3 No. 2, 2008, 462-467

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3844/ajabssp.2008.462.467

Submitted On: 26 January 2008 Published On: 30 June 2008

How to Cite: Asadi, A., Rezaei, A. & Rezvanfar, A. (2008). Improvement Mechanisms of Management Information System (MIS) In Iran's Agricultural Extension Organization. American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences, 3(2), 462-467. https://doi.org/10.3844/ajabssp.2008.462.467

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Keywords

  • Management information system
  • information management
  • agricultural extension organization
  • Iran