THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HOSPITAL EMPLOYEES' LEARNING LEVELS AND JOB SATISFACTION (THEMODERATING ROLE OF THE TYPE OF HOSPITAL OWNERSHIP)

Jahani, Mohammad Ali and Rahimi, Vahid and Yaminfirooz, Mousa and Mahmoudi, Ghahraman (2017) THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HOSPITAL EMPLOYEES' LEARNING LEVELS AND JOB SATISFACTION (THEMODERATING ROLE OF THE TYPE OF HOSPITAL OWNERSHIP). AD ALTA-JOURNAL OF INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH, 7. pp. 133-136. ISSN 1804-7890

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Abstract

Abstract This study aimed at investigating the possible relationship of employees' learning levels and job satisfaction with the type of hospital ownership as the moderating variable. This descriptive study was applied correlational research conducted in 2016. The study population included all 2,162 employees working in two Teaching hospitals, one Social affairs hospital and one Private hospital, all located in Lorestan State, Iran. 339 employees were selected proportionally by using Cochran's sampling formula. Two questionnaires were administrated: Watkins and Marsick's learning organization questionnaire and Minnesota Job Satisfaction Questionnaire. Data was analyzed in SPSS 20. The mean rates of learning capacity and job satisfaction were 2.79 +/- 0.75 and 3.10 +/- 0.66, respectively. The correlation between learning and job satisfaction in the studied hospitals was significantly positive (r=0.691, r=0.466 and r=0.645 in Teaching, Social affairs, and Private hospitals, respectively, p<0.01). The correlation coefficients between learning and job satisfaction in hospitals was a significantly positive relation, but with different extent. The managers of hospitals with different types of ownership can improve their employees, learning capacities and consequent job satisfaction that in turn result in organizational development. Keywords Author Keywords:Hospitals; Iran; Job Satisfaction; Organizational Learning

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Medicine
Depositing User: sobhan rezaiian
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2017 12:14
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2017 17:55
URI: http://eprints.lums.ac.ir/id/eprint/929

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