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Ali Akbar Ahmadi
Public management Department, Payame Noor University, 19395-4697
Tehran, I.R. of IRAN
Freyedon Ahmadi
Public management Department, Payame Noor University, 19395-4697
Tehran, I.R. of IRAN
Shaghayegh Shakeri
Islamic Azad University - Shooshtar branch, IRAN


The world is fast changing from industrial to knowledge economy. One of the important and essential elements in this economy is intellectual capital (IC). The purpose of this study is to test the relationship between IC (i.e. human capital, structural capital, relational capital) and organizational performance (OP) within the National Iranian South Oil Company (Staff sector - Ahvaz). This research is description – correlation and its purpose its implication. The data collecting instrument is questionnaire (Cronbach α of IC, OP =.92, .85, Split-Half M of IC, OP =.80, .80). The hypothesis testing was conducted using SPSS 18 (Pearson correlation coefficient, one factor ANOVA, t-test) and model development was Conducted using AG8 on 236 respondents from a sample of 249 from a statistical society of 800 members. Statistical support are founded for the hypothesized relationships and results confirm a positive relationship between intellectual capital and organizational performance (r = .595, p = .000) and also dimensions of IC impact on each other and on organization performance within the company. It shows a confirmation of previous  studies but the difference in psychometric item evaluation given the unique geographical and sect oral context. Some recommendations are then made for researchers.

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