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Dargahi H, Eskandari M, Shaham G. The Comparison between Present with Desired Organizational Culture in Tehran University of Medical Sciences' Hospitals. payavard. 2010; 4 (2 and 1) :72-87
URL: http://payavard.tums.ac.ir/article-1-105-en.html

Abstract:   (15657 Views)

Background and Aim: The study of organizational culture as a managerial tools, is necessary in health care organizations. Hospital administrators should compare present with desired hospitals' organizational culture continuously. This research is aimed to compare the present with desired organizational culture as administrators' view in Tehran University of Medical Sciences' Hospitals.

Materials and Methods: A Cross - Sectional' descriptive and analytical study was conducted among 15 Tehran University of Medical Sciences' Hospitals administrators by a questionnaire including demographic information and 30 questions which determined the approach of TUMS hospitals administrators about current and appropriate organizational culture components. Before the main study, validity and reliability of the questionnaire was performed. The data was collected by SPSS version 15 software and analyzed by Chi-square, Pearson and T tests.

Results: The result of this study showed that leadership was the most and control was the least organizational culture components which observed in present condition.

Discussion and Conclussion: As TUMS hospital administrators' view, all of the hospitals organizational culture components, exception control and communication patterns, are not observed in current status. There is a significant difference between current and appropriate hospital organizational culture components as the administrator's view which impressed on the hospital management system. Therefore, the hospitals administrators are required to do strategic planning to optimize the hospitals organizational cultures.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Hospital Managment
Received: 2010/05/20 | Accepted: 2010/08/24 | Published: 2013/07/29

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