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Khalesi N, Bastani P, Darzi ramandi S, Sohrabi zadeh S, Kalhor R. Similar to Me Effect among managers of Tehran University of Medical Sciences. jha. 2013; 16 (52) :7-14
URL: http://jha.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1209-en.html

1- Associate Professor of Health Service Management Department, School of Management and Medical Information Sciences, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- PhD Student in Health Service Management, School of Management and Medical Information Sciences, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3- BS Student of Health Service Management, School of Management and Medical Information, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4- PhD Student of Health in Disasters and Emergencies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
5- PhD Student of Health Service Management. School of Management and Medical Information Sciences, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , r.kalhor@yahoo.com
Abstract:   (5272 Views)

  Introduction: According to the importance of selecting the best people for governmental organizations and their influence on effectiveness and performance, this study was conducted to investigate the impact of similar to me effect among top and middle managers of Tehran University of Medical Sciences.

  Methods: It was a cross- sectional study on 130 top and middle managers affiliated with Tehran University of Medical Sciences. A valid and reliable questionnaire was applied for data collection. Pearson correlation was used analyzing data.

  Results: Main findings were implied statistical significance among similar to me effect and groupthink (p=0.005), and also similar to me effect and functional conflict ( p=0.001 ) and narcissism as well ( P<0.0001 ).

  Conclusion: According to significance of variables in the studied model among managers affiliated with Tehran University of Medical Sciences, it is recommended to inform managers about Inappropriate impacts of similar to me effects through educational courses and cultural changes.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2012/12/5 | Accepted: 2013/11/19 | Published: 2013/11/19

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