Document Type : Original Article


1 Department of Management, Faculty of Management, sciences and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Faculty of Management, Sciences and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran


The purpose of this study was to design an effective organizational structure based on amoebic model approach at Mellat bank branches in Kerman province. The statistical population of this research consisted of 84 managers working in Kerman Mellat bank, while sampling has not been done due to the limited sample size and it was considered according to sample population. Only 71 of the 84 managers cooperated with researchers to answer questions. In order to describe and analyze the data collected through questionnaires, tables of descriptive attributes mean, standard deviation, variance and statistical charts and Radar and Box diagram, t-Student test, Binomial, Friedman, and Pearson and Spearman correlation  were used while all statistical analysis were performed by SPSS software . Data analysis showed:
1 - According to the designed Ameba model, in the surveyed organization and its tendency to integrate workforce, human relations model is the significant pattern to improve effectiveness.
2 - There is a direct strong and significant relationship between organizational structure and effectiveness, and as the results shows: Managers should adopt a structure correlating with the status and conditions of the organization.
3 - Regarding their organizational structure, the Kerman province Mellat branches, are in a structured situation.
4 - Organizational Effectiveness of these branches is in good condition.
5- There is a significant difference between the eight components of organizational effectiveness of Mellat bank branches in Kerman province.


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