Investigating the Relationship between Organizational Culture and Quality of Work Life from the Perspective of Nurses Working in the Hospitals of Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences in 2015
Behnaz Torkan, Sayed Mehdi Razavi Vanani
Background and objective: Improving quality of work- life of nurses requires existence of an organizational culture with collaborative and compatible features and with purpose and prospect. Human resources in different organizations such as hospitals with different organizational cultures have different interpretations about quality of work- life ; therefore, the aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between organizational culture and quality of work- life of the nurses in the hospitals of Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences.
Methods: This study was a descriptive-correlation study, which was conducted in 2015 on 295 nurses at the hospitals of Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences. Sampling was performed by using convenience sampling method. Data collection tools were Walton’s quality of work-life questionnaire and Denison’s organizational culture survey. To analyze data, descriptive and analytic statistics methods were used and Spearman correlation coefficien