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The study of structural aspects of knowledge-based organizations In kashan University of Medical Sciences
R Aghababaei, H Rahimi *
dept of Education , University of Kashan, Kashan, Iran. , dr.hamid.rahimi@gmail.com
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Introduction: universities are responsible for producing and sharing of knowledge and they should take away from the traditional structure and move toward a knowledge based structures. Therefore, the main purpose of this research was studying structural aspects of knowledge-based organizations in kashan University of Medical Sciences.

Method: This was a  descriptive-survey research. The statistical population consisted of 182 faculty members of Kashan University of Medical Sciences that 114 were chosen as sample by using Cochran Formula. The data gathering tool was researcher- made questionnaire of structural dimensions with 24 items based on 5-likert scale. Content validity of questionnaire confirms by experts and through Cronbach alpha coefficient, reliability coefficients were obtained equal to 0.93. Data analyses were through descriptive and inferential statistics by using SPSS.

Results: One sample t-test indicate that structural dimensions mean include complexity (3.38±0/47), formalization (3.02±0/64), concentration (3.07±0/54), relationships based on trust (4±0/28), extrovert interactive relationships (3.88±0/38) and comprehensive emotional relationships (3.85±0/38) were higher than average (3) and this relations were significant (P=0.001).

Conclusion: Based on the results, components of complexity, formalization, concentration, relationships based on trust, extrovert interactive relationships and comprehensive emotional relationships were high that was indicated relatively favorable status of structural dimensions in Kashan University of Medical Sciences but But it doesn’t mean the ideal situation and  needs to  be improved.

Keywords: Structure, knowledge- based, Medical Sciences, University, faculty members
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Aghababaei R, Rahimi H. The study of structural aspects of knowledge-based organizations In kashan University of Medical Sciences. Research in Medical Education. 2016; 8 (2) :1-8
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