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A study of IUMS clinical faculties’ opinions on their motivation for working in university, 2001.
Hossein Salmanzadeh , Mahnaz Maleki
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Introduction. It is important for the managers to know about the most important needs of their employees. Many authors believe that one of the most important aspects of working and progressing in an organization is motivation. Considering the important role of clinical teachers in educating the medical students, investigating their teaching quality is important. One of the most effective factors in the quality of teaching is the motivation of teachers. So this study considers the clinical faculties’ opinions on their motivation for working in IUMS, 2001’’. Methods. The study was done on all of the clinical teachers who had participated in Continuous Medical Education (CME) programs having been held by IUMS. To collect the data, a questionnaire was designed and distributed among them. Out of about all, 150 questionnaires were filled and returned. Data were analyzed through SPSS and EPI/6. Results. The results are as follows: The most motivating factor that was indicated by the teachers was transferring their knowledge to the others (84.4%). Existence of a scientific atmosphere for enhancing their knowledge was the second mentioned motivation (72.9%). The third one, was acquiring higher degrees (43.8%). Conclusion: Over all, setting a correct instructional management, emphasizing on more attendance of authorities in educational fields, providing facilities for better life and research are some of the factors which can motivate teachers. At last, all above mentioned factors contribute to the improvement of the education quality.
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Received: 2007/05/27 | Published: 2002/06/15
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Salmanzadeh H, Maleki M. A study of IUMS clinical faculties’ opinions on their motivation for working in university, 2001.. Iranian Journal of Medical Education. 2002; 2 :48-49
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