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Delgoshyii B, Riahi L, motaghi M. Relationship of quality of working life in Kashan teching and non-teaching hospitals with knowledge management according to the top and middle manager's point of view. jhosp. 2010; 9 (1 and 2) :67-74
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Background: The purpose of the present study was to compare quality of working life in Kashan teaching and non-teaching hospitals and to determine its relationship with knowledge mamangment.

Materials and Methods:the study was descriptive in nature.The statistical population comprised of middle and senior managers at Kashan teaching and non-teaching hospitals.The data were collected using a valid Likert style questionaire (Very little to very much).Data analysis was carried out using SPSS.

Results : Worke space gained the highest score among another parameters (3.64 in teaching hospitals and 3.47 in non-teaching hospitals.Material facilities scored the lowest in teaching hospitals (2.7). Job designe also attained the lowest score in non-teaching hospitals (2.81).

Democracy showed the strongest correlation with knowledge management in teaching hospitals (r=0.83). There was a strong correlation between education and knowledge management in non-teaching hospitals (r=0.69).

There was a strong correlation between quality of working life and knowledge managment both in teaching and non-teaching hospitals (r=0.92 and r=0.83), respectively.

Conclusion :  Based on the fidinges of the study, paying special attention to participation in decision-making and education could play a crucial role in improving work life quality.


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Received: 2010/07/5 | Accepted: 2010/11/28 | Published: 2013/08/6

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