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Moammai H, Amini M, Dargahi H, Mashayekh M, Janbozorgi M. Strategic Thinking Measurement among Staff Managers of Tehran University of Medical Science . jha. 2013; 16 (53) :73-84
URL: http://jha.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1371-en.html

1- MSc of Management Department, School of Management, Economics and Accounting, PNU, Tehran, Iran TUMS
2- Associate Professor of Management Department, School of Management, Economics and Accounting, PNU, Tehran, Iran TUMS
3- Professor of Health Services Management Department, School of Allied Medicine, Health Information Management Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
4- Assistant Professor of Management Department, School of Management, Economics and Accounting, PNU, Tehran, Iran
5- MSc of Management Department, School of Management, Economics and Accounting, PNU, Tehran, Iran PNU
Abstract:   (5566 Views)
Introduction: Strategic thinking plays a very important role in continuing survival and development in today's dynamic and changing environments. Strategic thinking is a tool that helps managers creates development plans and new opportunities. This study aimed to evaluate the compliance of strategic thinking with the elements of Goldman model including conceptual thinking, systematic thinking, clever opportunism, and providence.
 Methods: The statistical population of this descriptive correlation study consisted of 97 senior managers from Tehran University of Medical Sciences. The dominant thinking of the University was assessed based on Goldman’s model of strategic thinking (2005). A standard questionnaire was used for data collection SPSS 18 was used for the analysis of the data. Moreover, Cronbach alpha coefficient, one sample t-test, Frequency Table, and Column chart were used.
Results:
The results confirmed that all components of the model had been implemented in the organization in the following sequence: systematic thinking, conceptual thinking, providence, and clever opportunism.
 Conclusion: According to the findings, managers adhere to a good level of strategic thinking. Systematic thinking and clever opportunism had the highest and lowest applications, respectively.
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: General
Received: 2013/07/3 | Accepted: 2013/11/19 | Published: 2013/11/19

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