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Heydari pur M, Torabipur A. Analyzing the Barriers to Knowledge Distribution in Hospital Managers: A qualitative study in educational hospitals in Shiraz and Kerman. TB 2019; 17 (6) :61-82
URL: http://tbj.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-2670-en.html
, torabi-a@ajums.ac.ir
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Introduction: Hospital managers routinely make complex and important for the health of their Society.The quality of these decisions depends on the amount of information, experience and knowledge of the managers. This study aimed to identify barriers to the  knowledge sharing among managers  of educational hospitals in the south-east of the country.
Methods: This is a qualitative study that was done using the phenomenological method. The research community was composed of all managers of selected educational hospitals in Fars and Kerman provinces. The research sample was selected through in-sample sampling and among managers who were somehow involved in the dissemination of knowledge. The total number of statistical population consisted of 40 hospital managers, with 26 of these semi-structured interviewers. Sampling was carried out to the extent that the data from 26 interviews reached the saturation level, then the results were analyzed using a seven-step method.
Results: The results of this study showed that the main barriers to knowledge dissemination among hospital managers in seven main sections, each in subcategories including: cultural barriers in 9 sub categories, financial facilities in 2 sub categories, development and promotion of education in 13 sub categories , Policies, rules and regulations in 9 sub-categories, communications in 8 sub-categories, human resources in 9 sub-categories, and management policies in 10 sub-categories.
Conclusion: Knowledge dissemination among managers is essential in order to increase their level of knowledge and their ability to make better decisions. With the importance of proper education, the culture of studying and the transfer of experience and knowledge in hospitals and universities, the culture of collaborative learning is institutionalized. Review some of the laws of the media to support managers and their job stability and their educational policies, and increase the quality of education in universities. Managers use appropriate methods and communication skills and have individual and organizational interactions. Due diligence and attention to the ability of managers, proper information and managers' moves towards collaborative and team processes can remove barriers to knowledge dissemination.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/01/20 | Accepted: 2018/05/8 | Published: 2019/03/15

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