Comprehensive organizational diagnosis of Imam Hussein Hospital (Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences- affiliated) based on Weisbord model in 2015
25 February 2017
Background and Aims: Hospital, considered as a complex organization with high accountability, plays an important role in the health care system. In the present study, based on Weisbord model, we carried out a comprehensive assessment of Imam Hussein hospital affiliated to Shahid Beheshti University of Medical
Sciences in 2015.
Materials and Methods: This study is considered as a descriptive and analytical research. Study population consists of hospital staff among which the numbers of participants were determined at the 0.05 error level using Cochran formula. In order to collect the required data standard organizational diagnosis
was used. Data were analyzed using independent t-test and ANOVAs tests using SPSS software version 21. Compliances with ethical standards were also considered.
Results: A total of 306 staff participated in the study. An overall average of studying 7 dimensions score was 4.14 showing the weakness of the hospital management in terms of inner organizational elements.
Sample T-test results showed hospital status was desirable in dimensions of goal setting, leadership and attitudes towards changes. Dimensions of “goal setting” and “reward” with the average scores of 3.88
and 4.85 were the strongest and the weakest, respectively. A significant relation was observed between educational level and scores given to rewards dimension.
Conclusion: Results indicated that the organizational status of this hospital is generally not desirable. Although, managing a hospital cannot be considered as managing other organizations, by adjusting the strengthening of organizational dimensions and reducing barriers and obstacles the conditions can be
Keywords: Hospital, Organizational Diagnosis, Assessment, Weisbord Model
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