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Zahavi M, Sadre Momtaz N, Arpanahi Istadegi S. The study of Nursing staff participation in strategic decision making in Tehran University of Medical Sciences Shariati Hospital. payavard. 2010; 3 (3 and 4) :38-46
URL: http://payavard.tums.ac.ir/article-1-112-en.html

Abstract:   (6278 Views)

Background and Aim: The main goal of each hospital - like all health care sectors - is protecting and increasing the health level in orsig country. The important role of human resources in hospitals is appropriate strategic decisions making for fast environmental changes and shows the need of staff participation. Nurses as a one of the biggest parts of hospital staff need to participate much more in strategic decision making in hospitals. This article is aimed to measure the level of nurses' participation in strategic decisions making.  

Materials and Methods: This research is descriptive - analytic. Total nurses of Shariati hospital were 577 nurses of which 175 nurses were selected and studied.The gathering information instrument was questionnaire adapted from Dustdar thesis. This questionnaire contained 35,5 - choice questions set by Likert basis. Project's data was analyzed with SPSS software in % 95 confidence levels and statistical specifications like mean, standard error,correlation and non parametric tests were used.

Results: According to the results obtained, there are meaningful relation between staff participation in strategic decision making and: marriage situation (PV=0.01), Decision Directing (PV=0.0), culture of participation (PV=0.00), organization maturity (PV=0.00) and risk tolerance (PV=0.01)  

Conclusions: It has been observed that nurse participation in strategic decision making in Shariati hospital is in "low" position (participation mean score: 28.52 from 100). So an administrator effort for spreading culture of participation to owner's process is something that should be paid attention more than before.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Hospital Managment
Received: 2009/06/25 | Accepted: 2010/02/21 | Published: 2013/07/28

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