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imanzadeh A. Evaluation of Wick and Leon’s Factors from the viewpoint of School of Medicine faculty members of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences. jmed 2015; 10 (1) :2-11
URL: http://jmed.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-403-en.html
Department of Education, University of Malayer, Hamadan, Iran , a.imanzadeh@malayeru.ac.ir
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  Introduction: One of the requirements of modern organizations is attention to learning organization . This study aims to evaluate Medicine School of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences as ‘learning organization’ according to Wick and Leon factors.

  Methods: In this cross sectional study, all faculty members of Medicine School of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences were studied. The sample size included 81 faculty members that selected form census. Data was collected using a valid and reliable questionnaire (Cronbach's alpha 0/932). Statistics and t-test was used for data analysis and data analysis software SPSS version 17 was used.

  Results: According to the interviewees, Medicine School of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences is not a real learning organization. In all the five factors such as Leadership, Assessment / Program, Information, Innovation and Implementation the difference between the existing and desired situation was meaningful.

  Conclusion: To be a learning organization implementation of programs such as creative thinking, participation in decision making and critical appraisal of teaching curriculums are essential.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2014/05/5 | Accepted: 2015/04/8 | Published: 2015/06/14

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