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Ghaffari S, Zakiani S, Rezaie Z. The Effect of Information Technology (IT) in the Empowerment of Staff in Tehran University of Medical Sciences. payavard 2018; 11 (6) :632-638
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1- Associate Professor, Knowledge and Information Science Department, School of Humanities, Payame Noor University of Qom, Qom, Iran
2- Master of Science in Knowledge and Information Science, School of Humanities, Payame Noor University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran , zakiani2004@gmail.com
3- Master of Science in Knowledge and Information Science, School of Communication Sciences and Media Studies, Islamic Azad University, Central Tehran Branch, Tehran, Iran
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Background and Aim: In each organization, there is a debate about the use of IT. Human development is one of the factors influencing the efficiency and success of any organization. The present study aimed to investigate the effects of information technology on empowerment of staff working in Tehran University of Medical Sciences.
Materials and Methods: This study was descriptive-survey research and applied in terms of purpose. A total of 274 staff members from the Tehran University of Medical Sciences were surveyed by sampling according to the Krejcie-Morgan table from among 950 employees. The tools used in the Ardalan questionnaire were divided into two parts of IT, including 10 questions and a staff empowerment questionnaire containing 23 questions. Data were analyzed by SPSS 13 software, Kolmogorov-Smirnov test and one-sample T-test.
Results: The research findings showed that the use of information technology on five dimensions of job empowerment including competency, improvement of quality of work, increased decision-making power, increasing self-control, and reducing job stress have a significant effect.
Conclusion: The most important task of managers of universities is to improve the ability and job satisfaction of employees, holding in-service training courses in the field of computers and the Internet and encouraging employees to use more computers in their related activities.
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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Medical Library & Information Sciences
ePublished: 1399/07/23

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