Volume 12, Issue 36 (7-2009)                   jha 2009, 12(36): 17-24 | Back to browse issues page

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Nasiripoor A, Helali Banab M, Raeisi P. TheLeadership Styles of District Health Network Managers and Performance Indices in Eastern Azerbaijan, Iran 2008 . jha. 2009; 12 (36) :17-24
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Introduction: Leadership is one of the necessary duties of the managers. The success of the organization depends on the management and leadership style of the manager. This research was aimed to determine the relationship between leadership styles of the district health network Managers (in East Azerbaijan) by performance indices. 

Methods: This is a cross-sectional (correlation) study its population consists of district health net- work managers and personnel (n=1035). All 18 district health network managers, and 339 personnel randomly were included. Data collection tool was a questionnaire with three sections: leadership style from the directorate’s perspective, from the personnel perspective, and general information with performance indices. Data collected using two types of questionnaires, and analyzed by SPSS software. 

Results: We found 61.1% of managers in their leadership style implement consulting method and 38.9% participating method. Relationship between managers’ leadership style and performance indicator found not statistically significant but for the personnel perspective and the ratio of birth delivery by non-trained people were statistically significant (r=0/124 P-Value<0.05).

 Conclusion: Managers tend to implement consulting style, and let them to participate in the decision- making. Letting people to be involved in the decision-making and goal settings through utilizing their abilities and competencies will lead to promote performance indicators for health network managers.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2009/10/4

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