The Possibility Of Applying The Task Priority Matrix (Applied Study In Baghdad Governorate)

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Abbas Abdel Karim Ghanem , Sumaya Abbas Majeed Al – Rubaiayi


The two researchers aim through this research to show how to apply the task priorities matrix with its dimensions (important urgent, unimportant urgent, important not urgent, not important not urgent) in the Iraqi environment (Baghdad Governorate Diwan). Serving the future directions of the province with the aim of enhancing knowledge management on time. The problem was embodied in the lack of interest of the administration of the province in question (Baghdad Governorate Diwan) in involving scientific institutions in its work, which caused a defect in the methods of developing and implementing plans necessary to accomplish tasks, as well as a lack of investment and a weak distinction between urgent and non-urgent tasks Urgent and not using the priorities of the matrix correctly, which led to a loss of time and a lack of knowledge of the important work from the unimportant. For the purpose of achieving the objectives of the research and answering the questions, the questionnaire was adopted as a tool for collecting data that was distributed to an intentional sample of (157) respondents represented by (Department Managers and people’s officials), the questionnaire was subjected to a test of honesty, reliability and construction, and the adoption of a number of statistical methods to determine the level of importance of research variables and to test hypotheses using the program Statistician (SPSS V.28), and accordingly, the researchers adopted the descriptive analytical approach.

Through analysis and testing, the researchers reached the possibility of applying the task priorities matrix in the Baghdad governorate office, and that the governorate administration has the ability to distinguish between tasks and according to their priorities, and based on the conclusions reached, a set of recommendations was developed, the most important of which was increasing interest in adopting all dimensions Matrix of priorities of tasks, especially with regard to urgent non-important activities and important non-urgent activities if the governorate administration wants to complete its work according to the needs of the beneficiaries.

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