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Relation Analysis between Internal Environment and Organizational Success Dimensions in Hospital. jhosp. 2015; 14 (4) :75-82
URL: http://jhosp.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5437-en.html

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Background: Today's Hospitals operate in an inconstant and competitive environment. To have a successful presence in this environment, there is a need to recognize their own strengths and weakness points which can design appropriate strategies towards. The purpose of this study was to assess the internal environment of a hospital based on Weisbord model and analyze its relation with organizational success dimensions.

Materials and Methods: This study was a cross – sectional and applied one. The study instrument consisted of three sections including demographic information, Weisbord Model questionnaire and dimensions of organizational success assessment.124 out of 150 staff of Oil Industry hospital in Gachsaran participated in the study. In order to data analysis, descriptive statistics and Pearson correlation coefficient test were utilized.

Results: The studied hospital had a relative strength at the scoping (3.63) and leadership dimensions score (3.65) and also a relative weakness at the score of rewards (4.64) and communication dimensions (4.11). In terms of organizational success dimensions, speed (3.28) and flexibility (3.83) had better status than innovation (4.12) and cohesion (4.05). There was a positive and significant correlation between all organizational success dimensions and internal environment. In general, hospital success had the strongest relation with communication dimension(r=0.521).

Conclusion: Hospitals are able to take action through accurate recognition of weakness and strengths points and attempting appropriate modification to achieve organizational success in competitive fields. Then, they take steps towards optimization by improving programs.

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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: سیاست گذاری ، برنامه ریزی و رهبری و مدیریت در بیمارستان
Received: 2015/01/5 | Accepted: 2015/10/4 | Published: 2015/12/13

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