Explaining the Model of Rationality Evaluation in Organization by Islamic Approach

Document Type : Research Paper


1 PhD student in Management, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Tehran, Iran

2 Professor of Management, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Tehran, Iran

3 Associate Professor, Department of Management, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Tehran, Iran

4 Assistant Professor of Management, Qom University, Qom, Iran



According to H. Simon the famous author of management, decision making is the essence of management. The importance of decision making become more when we want to study it beyond individual level, in organizational level. Because organizations as complex systems of decision making deal with this subject base on various perspectives. Therefore, investigating the rationality underlying the decision making is of vital importance. Current studies in management literature investigate the decision making according to west world dominant rationality (instrumental rationality). Considering the cultural context of our country, investigating the rationality of decision making base on Islamic thoughts is essential. In this paper, the model of rationality evaluation by Islamic approach is explained. The questionnaire distributed among managers and the gathered data is analyzed by factor analysis method using Amos-22 software. The results show that dimensions of rationality measure from Islam view are reliable at P≤ 0.01 level.


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