:: Volume 21, Issue 7 (2-2014) ::
Journal of Ilam University of Medical Sciences 2014, 21(7): 234-241 Back to browse issues page
Mangers Personality and their Leadership Style: Application of Five-factor Personality Model
M Alikhani , A Omrani , M Zanganeh , H Barkati , A Nafisi , M Delpasand , A Ashrafi hafez * 1, M Bastami
1- , Ashrafihafez@gmail.com
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Introduction: In spite of the fact that many factors affect the performance of orga-nizations, it is quite doubtless that leade-rship is one of the most important factors for organizations succession. Hospitals as complicated organizations require an effici-ent leadership, at gross or small levels, and. This study aimed to assess leadership style in the educational hospitals of Iran, Tehran and Shahid Beheshti Universities of medi-cal sciences and explore its relationship with personality type based on the five-fac-tor personality model. Materials & Methods: The present study was a correlation one. Statistical society of the research included managers working in the educational hospitals of Iran, Tehran and Shahid Beheshti Universities of medic-al sciences. The data was collected by an appropriate questionnaire. Managers Lead-ership Style was measured by Rensis-Likert questionnaire. Also, managers’ personality type was assayed by five big factors of Mckry Dody Kastav. For validating the q-uestionnaires, a content and technical validating method was applied. The reliabi-lity of the questionnaires was estimated by test-pretest method. Findings: The findings of study showed that conscientiousness personality type was the most frequent types (36.4%) in comp-arison with other personality type. There was a significant relationship between pe-rsonality type and leadership style (P=0.06). Discussion & Conclusion: Given the relati-onship between personality type and lea-dership style, it may predict the managers’ leadership style by using of their perso-nality type.
Keywords: Leadership style, personality ty-pe, the big five factors, hospital managers
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Medical microbiology
Received: 2014/02/22 | Accepted: 2014/02/22 | Published: 2014/02/22


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