A Study of Relationship between the Organization Learning Capacity and Knowledge Man-agement among nurses in Medical University of Isfahan–Iran

Maryam Yaghoubi, Mohammadkarim Bahadori

Abstract


Introduction: Old methods of administrating cannot cover the rapid changes today. These changes redounded new organizations such as learning organizations to be formed. The purpose of this research is to study of relationship between the Organization Learning Capacity (OLC) and Knowledge Management (KM) among nurses.

Methods: This is a descriptive analytic survey. The study population was nurses of selected hospitals. Data collection was done via OLC and KM questionnaires. Reliability of questionnaire conducted by experts. Cronbach's alpha coefficient was 0.85 for OLC questionnaire and 0.93 for KM questionnaire. Data analysis was done in SPSS(16) software.

Results: The mean score of OLC has been 45.5 24.5 among nurses and the mean score of KM has been 44.5 20.1. In general there was a significant relationship between OLC and KM.

Conclusion: In the areas of science and technology and the increasing complexity and dynamics of environmental hospital managers should have planning for creating, disseminate and transmission knowledge in the organization.

 

Keywords: Organization Learning Capacity, Knowledge Management, Hospital, Iran.


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