عنوان مقاله [English]
The present study aims to investigate the effect of knowledge management on organizational innovation among the personnel of Babol University of Medical Sciences. This is a descriptive correlational study clearly based on structural equation modeling (SEM). The population of this research was 400 personnel of Babol University of Medical Sciences. To measure research variables, Nonaka knowledge management questionnaire with 4 dimensions: externalization, combination, internalization and socialization and Organizational innovation Questionnaire with 3 dimensions: productive, process and administrative were used and distributed among 189 personnel.The reliability of knowledge management and organizational innovation questionnaires was assessed through Cranach’s coefficient alpha as 0.945 and 0.944, respectively. Findings of this study showed that all dimensions of knowledge management and organizational innovationare mutually correlated with each other (p<0.01). The structural equation model shows that the model has good fitness with data organizational innovation is well predicted by knowledge management and knowledge management has direct, positive and significant effect on organizational innovation.