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hasanian Z M, heydari A, sadeghi A, moghimbeighi A. The Relationship between Knowledge Management and Job Motivation of Nurses in Educational Treatment Centers of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, 2015. Avicenna J Nurs Midwifery Care 2017; 25 (1) :35-43
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Introduction: Nurses play an important role in the development of health care and treatment.
Knowledge management is one of the factors in the success and competitive advantages
of organization. This study aimed at determining the relationship between knowledge
management and job motivation of nurses in educational treatment centers of Hamadan
University of Medical Sciences, during year 2015.
Methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted on 256 nurses in educational
-treatment centers of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, who were selected
by stratified random sampling. Data were collected using the Nonaka and Takeuchi Knowledge
Management and Herzberg's Motivation Questionnaire. Its reliability and validity
were confirmed by previous studies. Data were analyzed using the SPSS (version 16) software,
and to measure the relationship between variables, the Pearson correlation test was
Results: Research results showed that most people in terms of knowledge management
(60.4%) and motivation (87.5%) had an appropriate score. There was a significant positive
correlation between job motivation and knowledge management and its dimensions, other
than salary and knowledge creation, job security and creation of knowledge (P < 0.05).
Conclusions: Due to the significant relationship between job motivation and knowledge
management, nursing managers must implement knowledge management for employees
and their motivation and consider internal and external motivation for implementation of
knowledge management.

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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Nursing
Received: 2016/08/10 | Accepted: 2016/08/22 | Published: 2017/02/8

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