Volume 10, Issue 1 (4-2017)                   ijme 2017, 10(1): 91-102 | Back to browse issues page

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1- MSc of nursing Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences, Rafsanjan, Iran
2- Phd of nursing Shahid Beheshti University of medical sciences, Tehran, Iran
3- BS of nursing Kerman University of Medical Sciences,Kerman,Iran
4- MA of management Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman,Iran
5- MSc of nursing Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman,Iran
6- MSc of nursing Fasa University of Medical Sciences, Fasa, Iran , mohadesehmotamed@yahoo.com
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Today, organizational commitment has been considered as a global concept in human resource management and organizational development. Lack of commitment and low level commitment results in negative outcomes for the individual and organization. One of the important factors influencing organizational commitment is the ethical climate of the organization.The aim of this study was to determine the correlation between ethical climate of medical emergency technicians and their organizational commitment in Kerman University of Medical Sciences. A descriptive analytical design was used in this study. The sample consisted of 103 technicians working in Kerman Emergency Medical Center. The instruments used in this study included a demographic questionnaire, Ethical Climate Questionnaire, and Organizational Commitment Questionnaire. Data analysis was performed using Pearson’s correlation, t-test, and descriptive statistics. The result of this research indicated that there is generally a positive and significant relationship between ethical climate and organizational commitment (R:0.39, p:0.001) Also, there was a positive correlation among professionalism, caring, rules, independence climate, and organizational commitment (p:0.01).Findings of this study could be used as a guideline for researchers and managers alike who endeavor to improve organizational commitment. Managers can help improve the ethical climate and as a result of organizational commitment by providing solutions, such as training and planning to institutionalize the ethics of the organization.

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Type of Study: Research |
Received: 2017/06/25 | Accepted: 2018/01/17 | Published: 2018/03/17