Developing an Interpretive Structural Modeling(ISM) in order to Achieve Agility via Information Technology in Manufacturing Organization



Agility is considered the ability to respond quickly to changes and a major factor for success and survival in today's business. The purpose of this research is to offer a conceptual model using Interpretive Structural Modeling(ISM). To this end after reviewing literature and theoretical background, the indices related to achieving agility via information technology (IT) have been identified and then the Interpretive Structural Model in four levels has been represented. Findings show that tendency and commitment of top managers, organizational climate and strategic planning alignment with information technology planning is the major factors affecting agility achievement via information technology (IT).