عنوان مقاله [English]
The formation bases of a community are shared understanding, similar perspective, and shared beliefs and values. Information conveyance is one of the mechanisms of providing a shared language and its responsibility lies on the shoulder of all authorities and employees. There is a group of people playing roles in effective information conveyance systems in order to create a shared mentality. Such a mentality is one of the factors of creating organizational cooperation for the achievement of goals. The presence of an organizationally shared mental framework means the transference of the organization's main concerns into different organizational layers (managers, employees, experts, operators and repairmen) which need nearly same reactions. In today's business, the presence of an organizationally shared mental framework, as a capability, plays a vital role in competitive advantage. The present study aims at investigating the level of significance of the company's major issues from the viewpoint of the managers, employees, experts, operators and repairmen as well as the level of shared understanding of Mobarakeh Steel Company's major issues in 2011.Asample of 246 people has been randomly selected from amongst the statically population of 650 managers, employees, experts, operators and repairmen of the company. A questionnaire, related to the shared understanding of the organization's major issues, was devised and after the process of data collection, these data was submitted to and analyzed by using T-test, TUKEY test and ANOVA. The findings of the study suggest that, in general, the employees' shared understanding of the major issues gets to 76.01%.The investigation of the test's internal validity suggests that the reliability of the questionnaire is 0.979.