The Rate of General and Managerial Educations among Managers and Chief Experts in Iran Universities of Medical Sciences/ Vice Chancellors for Health
Strides in Development of Medical Education: July 31, 2011, 8 (2); e59730
January 15, 2012
Article Type: Research Article
August 08, 2017
October 19, 2011
M , Nasrollahpour Shirvani
S D , Maleki
M R , Tofighi
S , Kabir
M J, et al. The Rate of General and Managerial Educations among Managers and Chief Experts in Iran Universities of Medical Sciences/ Vice Chancellors for Health,
Strides Dev Med Educ.
Background & Objective: Education and improvement of human resources is a kind of
investment in organizations and have a key role in improving their performance and productivity.
This study was conducted to determine the rate of managerial trainings among managers and chief
experts in health deputies of Iran Medical Sciences Universities and its relation to demographic and
Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted in spring 2011. Sample population was
managers and experts of Health Deputies of Medical Sciences Universities in Iran. Thirteen
universities were selected by random systematic and stratified sampling and their managers and
chief experts were interviewed by using a questionnaire consisted of demographic and
organizational variables as well as 40 management-related topics.
Results: A total of 293 managers and chief experts were studied. Among 40 studied management
topics, only in 8 topics over than 40% had been trained and in 32 remained topics the rate of
trained individuals varied from 1% to 40%. The rate of education showed significant relationship
with the grade of university and subjects’ sex, age , work experience, educational level and field,
taking MPH courses and current work location and position (p<0.05). The grade of university
(77.5%) and work experience (12.5%) had respectively the highest and lowest relationships with
the rate of education.
Conclusion: Low rate of managerial and general trainings among managers and chief experts
requires designing and implementing more educational programs.
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