Survey on the adaptation rate of Ahwaz Jundishapour university of medical sciences with elements of learning organization in view of its faculty members

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Amin Torabi 1 , Mehdi Birjandi 2 , Hadis Yosofvand 3

1 Department of health services management, School of health, Ahvaz Jundishapour University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran

2 School of health, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Kohorramabad, IR Iran

3 Department of health services management, School of health, Ahvaz Jundishapour University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran

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How to Cite: Torabi A, Birjandi M, Yosofvand H. Survey on the adaptation rate of Ahwaz Jundishapour university of medical sciences with elements of learning organization in view of its faculty members , Jundishapur J Health Sci. Online ahead of Print ; 2(1):34-43.

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Jundishapur Journal of Health Sciences: 2 (1); 34-43
Published Online: March 20, 2010
Article Type: Research Article

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Abstract

Learning organization is a new phenomenon that have been considering since 90s.These organizations have been developed because of existing a suitable background. This background was included circumstances, theories and changes in the organizational environment which have taken place before 90s. In this study, views of faculties in Ahwaz Jundishapour University of medical sciences (AJUMS) were evaluated regarding to the adaptation rate of the university with learning organization elements (LOEs).

This survey is a descriptive-analytical and cross-sectional study. Research population included 448 faculty members. Total, 80 of faculty members were selected to participate in the study based on sample size formula and by stratification and randomized sampling method. Each school was a stratum. Data was gathered by a Ministry of health questionnaire that was valid and reliable. Questionnaire was based on the five comprehensive elements of learning organization including: organizational culture, management and leadership, human resources, structure and information technology and communication.Data was analyzed by statistical tests include: chi squared and correlation coefficient in SPSS11.5 software.

The Results of this study indicate that the adaptation rate of AJUMS with LOEs was evalutated moderate in the terms of human resource management , management and leadership,structure position and organizational culture and weak in the case of information technology and communication by the faculty members. Based on the results, generally, the adaptation rate of AJUMS with LOEs was evalutated strong,moderate and weak by 5%,16.3% and 78.8% of the faculty members,respectively. According to the statistical test result there was was a significant correalation between sex, scientific field work and job situation of faculty members regarding to the adaptation rate AJUMS with LOEs AJUMS (P<.05).

Adaptation rate of AJUMS with LOEs was estimated moderate in all of the elements except the information technology and communication element which was estimated weak by the faculty members. Therefore the AJUMS must apply, support and developed all of the LOEs to catch all of its organizational and social goals.

Keywords

Organization learning elements Ahwaz Jundishapour University of medical sciences faculty members

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