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Mod Care J 2013, 9(3): 273-278 Back to browse issues page
Attitude of nursing managers about delegation in Karaj social security clinics and hospitals (2010(
Sh Zeighami Mohammadi , S Asgharzadeh Haghighi, A Nuhegar Asteneh
M.Sc , Islamic Azad University, Karaj Branch, Karaj , zeighami@kiau.ac.ir
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  Background and Aim: Delegation is one of the most required skills for managers in order to give authority to their efficient subordinates to carry out different tasks and take responsibility in their absence. The aim of the present study was to find out the attitude of nursing managers about delegation in Karaj social security clinics and hospitals in 2010.

  Materials and Methods: In this descriptive and cross-sectional study done in 2010 fifty-four nursing managers were selected through convenience sampling, from three hospitals and four clinics of social security of Karaj, in 2010. Necessary data was collected from self-report. Instruments used included: a demographic questionnaire and an attitude one about delegation. The obtained data was analyzed by means of SPSS statistical software (version 14) using descriptive statistics, t- test, and Pearson's coefficient correlation at the significant level of P<0.05.

  Result: It was found that 74.1% of nursing managers had a neutral attitude about delegation. There was a significant statistical difference between the degree of attitude about delegation, regarding acquaintance with delegation presented in management subjects during the educational curriculum (P=0.031) and the cases' participation in in-service educational programs on management (P=0.005).

  Conclusion: Most of nursing managers had a neutral attitude about delegation and their a wareness of leadership skills and management principles , including delegation, was related to the nursing managers ' attitude about delegation.

Keywords: Attitude of Health Personnel, Nurse Administrators, Delegation, Professional
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Type of Study: Descriptive-Analytic | Subject: مديريت پرستاري
Received: 2013/02/27 | Accepted: 2013/02/27
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Zeighami Mohammadi S, Asgharzadeh Haghighi S, Nuhegar Asteneh A. Attitude of nursing managers about delegation in Karaj social security clinics and hospitals (2010(. Mod Care J. 2013; 9 (3) :273-278
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