Factors Enhancing Manpower Efficiency from the Viewpoint of Clinical and Non-clinical Faculty Members at Guilan University of Medical Sciences in 2011

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Fardin Mehrabian 1 , * , Rabi Farmanbar 1 , Sakineh Keshavars Mohamadian 1

1 Dept. of Health Education, School of Public Health, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran

How to Cite: Mehrabian F , Farmanbar R , Keshavars Mohamadian S . Factors Enhancing Manpower Efficiency from the Viewpoint of Clinical and Non-clinical Faculty Members at Guilan University of Medical Sciences in 2011, Educ Res Med Sci. 2012 ; 1(2):e77186.

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Educational Research in Medical Sciences: 1 (2); e77186
Published Online: December 17, 2012
Article Type: Research Article
Received: June 26, 2012
Accepted: October 16, 2012
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Abstract

Introduction: There are various factors that affect manpower efficiency. Identification of the most important and influential factors on efficiency is quite essential. Analysis of factors affecting manpower efficiency from the viewpoint of clinical and non-clinical faculty members at Guilan University of Medical Sciences in 2011.

Methods: This descriptive, analytical, cross-sectional study was performed in October and November in 2011. The study sample consisted of 186 faculty members, including 128 clinical and 58 non-clinical. Instruments used to collect library data were questionnaire and field studies. Exploratory factor analysis with Varimax rotation was utilized to determine the factors influencing manpower efficiency as well as loading level of each of the variables.

Results: Among clinical faculty members, 70.66% of changes in manpower efficiency, and among non-clinical faculty members, 79.57% of changes in manpower efficiency were explained by 9 and 8 factors, respectively

Conclusion: Staff empowerment and organizational culture were recognized as the most important factors enhancing manpower efficiency from the viewpoint of clinical and non-clinical faculty members, respectively.

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