The effectiveness of educating courses for making capable staff employees of Qazvin Medical Science University

Asefzade , Saeed and Shirali, Mohammadhosein and Dansfahani, Zohreh and Esmaeeli, Shiva (2013) The effectiveness of educating courses for making capable staff employees of Qazvin Medical Science University. The Journal of Medical Education & Development, 6 (2). pp. 53-64. ISSN 2008-9260

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Background: At present, training for staff empowerment in various organizations has earned special importance, because of recent developments in science and technology. Objective: In order to avoid decreased quality of the staff working in the organization, Qazvin University of medical sciences widely hold training courses to empower its employees with relatively high cost. Methods: The present researcher considered educational programs of Qazvin Medical Science University in four groups in this research, as follow information technology courses, cultural courses, official and monetary courses and research courses. Then, based on descriptive methodology and considering Persian and English related articles, a questionnaire was designed with 40 questions and was distributed among the studied persons. The questionnaire was designed to evaluate 19 important variables which had been suggested in theoretical literature or ideas of the experts. By using cluster sampling method, staff employees sample groups were chosen from managers and personnel of 7 vice-presidencies. SPSS Software and its common techniques were used for data analysis which executed in two levels of descriptive and inferential statistics. Findings: The research results showed that information technology classes had great effect on employees’ performance, but effectiveness of cultural courses on their performance as medium. Official and monetary courses had also great effect on improving employees quality, increasing occupational and professional skills, self-confidence, decision making ability, occupational satisfaction and motivation, and their management expertise; but its effect on increasing employees decision making ability and increasing their ability in presenting new ideas for their job, reducing job errors and increasing information exchange and cooperation was medium. Research courses had great effect on improving service qualities, increasing occupational and professional skills and discovering hidden talents, but its effect in other variables was medium. Research results showed that managers consider of information technology and official and monetary courses on their employee’s performance more effective, when compared to their personnel. While, employees considers research instruction courses more effective, when compared with their managers. From points of view both groups, cultural instruction courses didn’t have great effect on employees’ performance. In this research, it was determined that there is not meaningful relationship between employee’s gender and level of education in each teaching course; but there is meaningful relationship between years of occupation and employees age with information technology courses. Conclusion: Using participating approach in compiling educational programs and employees, and considering mangers ideas in policy making for educational programming has great effect on effectiveness of educational courses to increase employees’ performance. Key Words: Making capable, effectiveness, education, employees

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Depositing User: edc journal
Date Deposited: 31 Dec 2014 12:41
Last Modified: 31 Dec 2014 12:41
URI: http://eprints.qums.ac.ir/id/eprint/77

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