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Alireza Mooghali, Seyed Reza Seyedjavadin, Seyed Ali Akbar Ahmadi, Azadeh Alavi. The Islamic Working Ethics Governing in the Health System in Isfahan University of Medical Sciences. HSR 2013; 9 (7) :760-770
URL: http://hsr.mui.ac.ir/article-1-655-en.html
1- Professor, Public Administration, School of Management, Payam Noor University of Shiraz, Shiraz, Iran
2- Professor, Human Resource Management, School of Management, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
3- Associate Professor, Public Administration, School of Management, Payam Noor University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
4- PhD Student, Public Administration (HRM), Health Management and Economics Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran (Corresponding Author) Email: a_alavi@mail.mui.ac.ir
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Background: Most managers and employees' manner and actions are influenced by the ethical values and they are rooted in ethics. In the current situation, violating some ethical criteria has currently brought anxiety among the governmental and non- governmental sectors. Then, the efficient managers are worried mostly about how to provide appropriate opportunities for the human being to observe the ethical codes and reinforce their responsibility and commitment in different levels. This is also true for the health system in the society which is governing by the universities of medical sciences in Iran; furthermore, it is crucially important to have an Islam- driven focus on the ethical criteria at work. Therefore in this study Islamic working ethics surveyed within the employees in health system.  Methods: This is a descriptive- applied research. Participants are 8280 employees in four different sectors in the health system that 239 persons among them were selected as sample. The questionnaire was distributed among all of, but just 198 (83%) handed them. The literature of the study was reviewed from some available relevant books and articles, the hypotheses were also testified through a researcher- made questionnaire which included 20 close questions based on the Likert scale. Also, by using Cronbach's alpha, the validity of the study was calculated as equal to 91%. In addition, the experts and authorities verified its face and content validity through a multi- stage Delphi method. Finally, data were analyzed by descriptive (frequency, mean), and inferential methods (two-sentence test and K2) with SPSS -16.  Findings: In this study, the statistical analysis revealed, Islamic working ethics governance among the employees in Isfahan University of Medical Sciences was desirable. None of the factors didn__AWT_QUOTE__t influence in faith, perseverance and effort. Healthy human relationship in the work place is depended on the employees' gender and working domain. Finally, gender, age, working domain and managing background affected their religious commitment.  Conclusion: Due to the importance study of the Ethical behavior, especially the Islamic working ethics, in organizations, it is crucial to analyze the effect of Work ethic by focusing on the Islamic ethic and governing culture in organizations in Iran. According to the results of this study Islamic working ethics governance is demanded among the employees and depends on their gender, age, working domain and managing background.  
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: education health and promotion
Received: 2020/07/16 | Accepted: 2013/10/15 | Published: 2013/10/15

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