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1- Master of Sciences in Health Care Management, Sina Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Master of Sciences Student in Health Care Management, School of Medical Sciences, Islamic Azad University, Sciences & Research Branch, Tehran, Iran
3- Professor, Health Care Management Department, School of Allied Medicine, Health Information Management Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , hdargahi@sina.tums.ac.ir
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Background and Aim: Personality testing is one of the most factors for selection of the managers. If the managers select by their personality traits and its compatibility with their jobs specifications, organizational productivity will increase. Therefore, this research is aimed to determine the managers` personality traits compatibility with managerial positions in Tehran University of Medical Sciences faculties.

Materials and Methods: This was a cross-sectional, descriptive and analytical research which induced among 34 faculties, deans and vice chancellors of Tehran University of Medical Sciences during 2012-2013. The research society was selected by census technic. For research tool, Bass, Aldrich and Valenzia personality questionnaire that consisted of 27 questions was used. The validity and reliability of the questionnaire was confirmed. The data was collected by SPSS software to prepare the descriptive findings, and for analysis of data, one sample T test and Anova method were used.

Results: All of managers of TUMS faculties presented all personality traits based on Bass questionnaire. Although, introvert specification was the most personality traits among this managers. There was significant correlation between brave personality trait with the type of the faculties managers.

Conclusion: Only half of the faculties managers presented management traits compatible with their jobs. Therefore, we suggest management personality preemployment testing should be examined before the staffing of the selected managers for administration of the faculties.

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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Hospital Managment
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