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Khalesi N, Salehi M, Moradi F, Ahadi nejad B, Mohamadi R, Rohani B. The Relationship between Servant Leadership and Job Involvement in Teaching Hospitals Affiliated to Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences: 2011. jha. 2012; 15 (47) :23-32
URL: http://jha.iums.ac.ir/article-1-824-en.html

1- daneshyar management school
2- ostadyar management school
3- msc management school , fardin.moradi.65@gmail.com
4- msc management school
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Introduction: Servant leadership, a newly developed concept of leadership, emphasizes on increased services to others, as well as a holistic attitudes toward people, individual development and shared decision making. The servant-leadership philosophy focuses on: servant leader, training staff and developing services in the society. This research aimed to study the relationship between servant leadership and its four dimensions (service, humility, trust and agapao love) as independent variables and job involvement as a dependent variable, among the staff of teaching hospitals affiliated to Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences KUMS

Methods: This was a descriptive – analytical study conducted in 2010. The population included 151 staff of teaching hospitals affiliated to KUMS. Data were collectedthrough Servant Leadership and Job Involvement Questionnaires and were analyzed using SPSS software, descriptive statistics and spearman correlation test.

Results: There was a significant and positive correlation between servant leadership and its four dimensions and job involvement among the staff of teaching hospitals affiliated to KUMS (r=0.343). The mean scores for servant leadership and job involvement were 2.56 and 2.78 out of 4, respectively.

Discussion: The high correlation between servant leadership and job involvement and a moderate correlation between servant leadership and job involvement suggest that managers should always be pioneers in serving customers inside and outside their organizations and consider this as their major responsibility.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2011/08/1 | Accepted: 2013/05/1 | Published: 2013/05/1

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