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Investigating the impacts of employees’ psychological empowerment on factors affecting organizational change among the Medical Sciences Universities of Khorsan Razavi province
Neda Sadat Sanei , Abolfazl Danaei * , Hadi Hematian
Department of Management, Semnan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Semnan, Iran , a.danaei@semnaniau.ac.ir
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Introduction: Nowadays, business markets are dynamic and unpredictable and they require organizations that repeatedly implement and follow change. So, the present study aims to investigate the effect of employees’ psychological empowerment on factors affecting the organizational change of Khorasan Razavi University of Medical Sciences and to present an appropriate model.
Materials and Methods: This research was a correlation research and had a survey-exploratory method. The statistical population of the study were all managers and employees (formal, temporary to permanent and contractual) of the staff of Khorasan Razavi University of Medical Sciences in 2009 from which 291 people were selected as a sample by the availability sampling method. The tool was a questionnaire that the researcher has designed and compiled based on the experts' ideas and its validity and reliability have been confirmed. Data analysis was also performed by Bartlett’s test of sphericity and correlation matrix and factor analysis.
Results: Findings show that psychological empowerment and each of its components such as competence, autonomy, effectiveness and meaningfulness of the job, has a positive and significant effect on the factors affecting organizational change.
Conclusion: According to the research findings, it can be concluded that before any action in organizational change, managers and policy makers should consider the capabilities of familiarity and employees' psychological with the category of change; Because implementers of these changes will be employees in the organization and if they show psychological resistance to change, the change program leads to failure or would be difficult to implement.
Keywords: Psychological empowerment, Organizational change, University of Medical Sciences, Structural equation
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Psychology
Received: 2020/08/29 | Accepted: 2020/10/6 | Published: 2021/06/30

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