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1- Department of Hemodialysis Setting, Imam Khomaini Hospital, Tehran, Iran
2- Department of Hemodialysis Setting, Imam Khomaini Hospital, Tehran, Iran , MAHTABAN79@YAHO.COM
3- , Department of epidemiology, Tarbiat Modaress University, Tehran, Iran
4- Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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One of the major challenges in healthcare system is to train staff with strong commitment to the organizational mission. The key variables that have a significant impact on the performance of the organization is communication satisfaction. In fact, organizational communication has influential affect on different aspects of the organization including, professional commitment. This study was conducted to determine the relationship between communication satisfaction and organizational commitment among nurses.
In a descriptive-correlation study, 300 nursing staff in hospitals from Tehran University of Medical Sciences were selected through random cluster sampling in 2015. Data were collected by organizational communication “Downs and Hazen” and organizational commitment of “Allen and Meyer” questionnaires. Data were analyzed using chi square test and SPSS 16 software.
In Result, 7.2% of nurses were satisfied with their organizational communication and 1.7% of nurses had organizational commitment. There was a significant correlation between organizational communication satisfaction and organizational commitment (p<0.001). The mean and standard deviation of organizational communication Satisfaction (91.396 ±2.39) and for Organizational Commitment respectively (47.488±9.33) was. also there was a significant correlation between organizational commitment and age, education and shift, but it was not correlated with sex, marriage status and organizational post. Likewise, communication satisfaction had significant correlation with job position and job experience, but hadn’t significant correlation with other demographic variables. Also, the regression model showed that with one point increase of organizational communication satisfaction are added. /189 to the score of organizational commitment.
In conclusion, considering the existence of significant positive relationship and also linear regression result, satisfaction of organizational communication is as predictive variable for organizational commitment. Therefore it seems that the optimization of organizational communication managers and officials could increase the commitment of nurses in hospitals and to increase their effectiveness.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Medical Ethics
Received: 2016/12/12 | Accepted: 2017/08/16 | Published: 2017/08/16

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