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The Relationship between Spiritual Leadership and Employee Involvement in the Selected Teaching Hospitals Affiliated with Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd
Milad Shafii, Alireza Dehghan Muriabadi, Roohollah Askari, Khatere Khanjankhani
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The Relationship between Spiritual Leadership and Employee Involvement in the Selected Teaching Hospitals Affiliated with Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd

Milad Shafii1, Alireza Dehghan Muriabadi2, Roohollah Askari1, Khatere Khanjankhani3*

1- Assistant Professor, Department of Health Services Management, School of Public Health , Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences , Yazd , Iran

2- BSc, School of Public Health, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran.

3- MSc, School of Public Health, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran

*Correspondence: Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences Campus, Shohada-e-Gomnam Boulevard, Professor Hesabi Boulevard. Yazd, Iran.

Tel: 03538209100                                                                                      Email: Kh.Khanjankhani@gmail.com

Abstract

Introduction: Organizational and social changes have made organizations to adapt to the environment. Spiritual leadership and job involvement have significant role in these changes. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between spiritual leadership and employee involvement in the selected teaching hospitals affiliated with Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd.

Methods: This descriptive-analytical study was conducted on 236 administrative and clinical staff who were selected using stratified random sampling in selected teaching hospitals affiliated with Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd. Data were collected using valid and reliable questionnaires consisting of spiritual leadership and job involvement. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics (mean and standard deviation) and inferential statistics (t-test, Mann-Whitney test, ANOVA, and Kruskal-Wallis test) by SPSS 17.

Results: The average score of spiritual leadership in hospital A and B were 2.51 and 2.55, respectively. The average scores of job involvement in the hospitals was 2.55. The level of variables in both hospitals were intermediate. There was a direct relationship between spiritual leadership and job involvement (P=0.00); in other words, improvement of the spiritual leadership level increased employee involvement.

Conclusion: Managers of the organizations involved in healthcare in addition to focusing on various aspects of spiritual leadership, should strengthen the sense of job security in employees in order to improve employees work commitment and job involvement.

Key­words: Job Involvement, Spiritual Leadership, Teaching Hospitals, Administrative Staff, Clinical Staff.

­Citation: Shafii M, Dehghan Muriabadi A, Askari R, Khanjankhani K. The Relationship between Spiritual Leadership and Employee Involvement in the Selected Teaching Hospitals Affiliated with Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd. Journal of Health Based Research 2016; 2(3): 249-258.

Keywords: Job Involvement, Spiritual Leadership, Teaching Hospitals, Administrative Staff, Clinical Staff
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Shafii M, Dehghan Muriabadi A, Askari R, Khanjankhani K. The Relationship between Spiritual Leadership and Employee Involvement in the Selected Teaching Hospitals Affiliated with Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd. hbrj. 2016; 2 (3) :249-258
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