Volume 9, Issue 24 (7-2006)                   jha 2006, 9(24): 59-66 | Back to browse issues page


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Mohammadian A, Jahangiri S, Naghizadeh Baghi A, Pourfarzi F. A Study on Time Management Skills in Ardabil University of Medical Sciences (ARUMS) Managers . jha. 2006; 9 (24) :59-66
URL: http://jha.iums.ac.ir/article-1-314-en.html

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Introduction: Today, just having the knowledge and money to become successful is not enough. One of the effective ways to gain success is the correct case of time, called time management. The purpose of this study was to investigate time management skills in the managers of Medical University and Health centers.

Methods: This study was a survey, carried out on 182 managers of different units of Ardabil University and Health Centers in 2006. The data collection tool was a questionnaire including 12 questions validated in a 15-days interval in a pilot study. Data were analyzed through SPSS.

Results: Our study showed that 15.4% of the managers are in a high level situation in terms of time management. Women's skills scores in time management were more than those of men, with statistically significant difference: (p<0.05). In different units of the university time management skills of the managers in logistic department managers were more than those of other managers (p<0.05). Also there was a positive significant relationship between individual skills and organizational skills in time management.

Conclusion: Training management courses, especially time management, is important for university managers. Women managers are better than men, in the individual and organizational time management. Therefore, we recommended that women, like men, be place in appropriates management positions so their efficiency can be more useful.

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Received: 2009/05/2

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