عنوان مقاله [English]
Objective: The aim of present study is to determining the validity characteristics of organizational creativity in sport.
Methodology: 211 managers, responsible experts and experts of physical education offices of Iranian technical universities (samples equal with statistics societies) selected targetable and responded to Persian version of Creative Potential and Practiced Creativity scale (CPPC-17) of DiLiello and Houghton (2008).
Results: This research was to kind of descriptive analytic. For evaluating divergent validity, the exploratory factor analysis showed that with 63 percent, the organizational creativity calculated in form of three components of creative potential, practiced creativity and perception of organizational support (over factor loading of 0.40). In order to determining convergent validity, the confirmatory factor analysis showed that extracted factors had an adequate factor loading and as well as average variance extracted calculated for all components of creative potential (AVE= 0.60), practiced creativity (AVE= 0.54) and perception of organizational support (AVE= 0.53). Also, their construct reliability was calculated for creative potential, practiced creativity and perception of organizational support, 0.88, 0.84, and 0.86 respectively.
Conclusion: Based on research findings can be consequences that organizational creativity will be practiced when employees perceived the operative organizational support. Totally the organizational creativity in sport human resources provide the opportunity for future studies based on 16 variables and three components.