THE EFFECT OF HOSPITAL MANAGERS' SUCCESSION PLANNING ON ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF SHOUSHTARI MATERNITY HOSPITAL IN SHIRAZ IN 2017

  • Fatemeh Azizpour Department of Healthcare Management, Marvdasht Branch, Islamic Azad University, Marvdasht, Iran https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3674-3004
  • Shaghayegh Vahdat Department of Health Services Administration, SouthTehran branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2805-8955
  • Rasool Keshtkar Department of healthcare management. Marvdasht Branch. Islamic Azad University. Marvdasht, Iran

Abstract

Objective: Widespread and rapid changes that have been created in current organizations, have led to feel lack of managers with skill for key jobs of organization and hence about the importance of succession planning in organizations be as a fundamental and vital agent should be related to strategic goals of the organization and be taken from organization’s strategy and directly involves managers of line. Actually, it can be said that succession is the second important issue that current organizations are faced it. In this regard, this investigation proceeds to the investigation of the effect of hospital managers’ succession planning on Shoushtari Maternity Hospital in Shiraz in 2017.


Methods: Statistical sample of the study was chosen by random method and by using Cochran formula among 240 of personnel in the hospital. Hypotheses of the study were investigated by using correlation test and regression by using SPSS software.


Results: The results in studied sample showed that succession planning has positive and meaningful effect on criteria of organizational performance (ability of employees, clarification of organizational duties, to help employees, encouragement of personnel, evaluation of personnel, increase in the credit of employees and improvement of organization’s environment).


Conclusion: The results of succession planning along improving the condition of organizational environment by changing organizational environment and improving spaces and working equipment be noticed.


 Peer Review History:


Received 24 June 2018;   Revised 30 June; Accepted 6 July, Available online 15 July 2018


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Average Peer review marks at initial stage: 7/10


Average Peer review marks at publication stage: 8.5/10


Reviewer(s) detail:


Name: Noha El Baghdady


Affiliation: MTI University, Cairo, Egypt


E-mail: nohasalah21@yahoo.com


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Keywords: Organizational performance, Shoushtari Maternity Hospital in Shiraz, Succession planning
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Azizpour, F., S. Vahdat, and R. Keshtkar. “THE EFFECT OF HOSPITAL MANAGERS’ SUCCESSION PLANNING ON ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF SHOUSHTARI MATERNITY HOSPITAL IN SHIRAZ IN 2017”. Universal Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, Vol. 3, no. 3, July 2018, pp. 26-30, doi:https://doi.org/10.22270/ujpr.v3i3.162.
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