INVESTIGATING THE EFFECT OF PHILOSOPHICAL MENTALITY OF BAQIYATALLAH MEDICAL SCIENCES UNIVERSITY MANAGERS ON THE MORALE OF THAT UNIVERSITY' PROFESSORS
Abstract. The present research aims to investigate the effect of the philosophical mentality of the educational managers of Baqiyatallah Medical Sciences University on the morale of professors. The statistical community of the total manager of Baqiyatallah University in 2015-2016 is 30 managers and 200professors. To achieve the research goals, two questionnaires were used that include philosophical mentality of managers including 18 multiple choice questions and faculty members' morale questionnaire including 20questions with Likert scale. Data analysis is done by analysis of variance. According to the sub-assumptions of the organization and the researcher, the following results are
obtained: 1. Comprehensive dimension of philosophical mentality of managers influences the morale of the professors, with a 95% confidence level (alpha 0/05), the null hypothesis is rejected and the opposite assumption is confirmed. 2. Contemplation dimension of philosophical mentality of managers affects the morale of the professors, with a 95% confidence level (alpha 0.05), a null hypothesis is rejected and the opposite assumption is confirmed. 3. Flexibility dimension of philosophical mentality of managers affects the morale of the professors, with a 95% confidence level (alpha 0.05), a null hypothesis is rejected and the opposite assumption is confirmed. Considering the above issues, the main hypothesis of the research about the effect of the philosophical mentality of managers on the morale of the professors, the null hypothesis is rejected and the opposite assumption is confirmed that means, the philosophical mentality of managers is effective on the morale of the professors. According to the results and findings of the research, it is suggested that: 1. for the use of educational managers, more precision and attention and standard comprehensive test should be used. 2. given that rapid technological changes have created new organizations (educational organizations with different work environments), we need managers with insight and philosophical thinking that will increase the professors' morale. 3. Investigating the effect of the philosophical mentality of managers whether at the upper levels of
educational system or at the lower levels of educational system can be effective on the performance or job satisfaction of professors.
Keywords: Philosophical mentality, Morale, Managers, Professors
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