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Bagheri Z, Adelmehraban M. Assessment of the Component Levels of Learning Organization in Educational Hospitals in Isfahan from Nurses' Viewpoints. DSME. 2020; 7 (2) :14-22
URL: http://dsme.hums.ac.ir/article-1-238-en.html
Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
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Introduction: Academic hospitals need to follow the principles of the learning organization. The purpose of the present study is to determine the components of the learning organization from the viewpoint of nurses in academic hospitals.

Materials and Methods: This was a descriptive study.The participants, 190 nurses, were selected through random sampling from 10 educational hospitals in Isfahan city in 2017. The instrument for measuring this research was a two part questionnaire including the first part of demographic characteristics, and the second part was The Learning Organization Questionnaire, developed by Peter Senge and colleagues with 5 domains with 30 items. Data were analyzed by SPSS software using descriptive statistics and inferential statistics (multiple linear regression analysis of the Pearson correlation coefficient).

Results: The results revealed that the average score of learning organization from the nurses' point of view at academic hospitals was at a moderate level. Amongst the domains of learning organization of academic hospitals, Pattern and the Mental Model domain scored the highest mean (21.45) and Shared Vision domain (11.37) got the lowest mean score. Also, there was not a significant relationship between demographic characteristics except marital status and organizational learning score.

Conclusion: The academic hospitals in 2017 were at moderate level in terms of organizational learning, which can lead to some kind of imbalance and dissatisfaction for the staff in the changing circumstances of organizations.

Keywords: Learning Organization, Aacademic Hospitals, Nurses


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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/03/3 | Accepted: 2019/06/25 | Published: 2020/05/17

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