Volume 24, Issue 3 (10-2016)                   Sci J Hamadan Nurs Midwifery Fac 2016, 24(3): 159-166 | Back to browse issues page

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Bikmoradi A, Hamidi Y, Soltanian A, Abdi F. Correlation of demographic caracteristics with leadership syles of nures managers in Educational hospitals of Hamadan city in 1393. Sci J Hamadan Nurs Midwifery Fac. 2016; 24 (3) :159-166
URL: http://nmj.umsha.ac.ir/article-1-1518-en.html
1- Associate professor Hamadan University of Medical Sciences
2- Associate professor Hamadan Univewrsity of Medical Sciences
3- Master of Nursing Hamadan University of Medical Sciences , f.abdi8283@gmail.com
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Background: Identifying the relation of demographic characteristics with leadership styles of nurse managers is critical in order to promote the quality of health care and educational services. This study aimed to investigate correlation of nurse managers' demographic characteristics with emotional intelligence in Educational hospitals of Hamadan city.

Methods: A descriptive study was conducted with 370 nurse managers of five Educational hospitals (Besat, Farshchian, Beheshti, Fatemieh and Ekbatan) of Hamadan, Iran in 2014. Data were collected using leadership styles questionnaire of Luthans. Data were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics such as Pearson correlation coefficient tests, T-test and Variance analysis.

Findings: Nurse Managers had 63.8% relation-oriented, 31.3% task-oriented and 5.1% consolidated leadership styles. Moreover, there were significant correlation between age, marriage status, work experience, managerial experience, income level, employment with nurse managers’ leadership styles (p <0.05).

Conclusion: With consideration of high importance of Nurse Managers’ role in increasing of efficacy and productivity of educational hospitals, top managers should consider their demographic characteristics in selection process. Furthermore, top managers should provide conditions for educating of leadership styles during employing period in order to decrease problems of leadership in educational hospitals.

Key words: demographic characteristics, leadership styles, nurse managers

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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Nursing
Received: 2016/04/7 | Accepted: 2016/05/9 | Published: 2016/09/28

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