Review of Decentralization in the Health Management in Shiraz University of Medical Sciences


  • Mohsen Jajarmizadeh
  • Farzaneh Mohammadi


In this study, researchers examined the organizational factors influencing the decision-making system is Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. The study sample consisted of 500 managers of which 230 of them were selected by simple random sampling. This study in term of aim is applied and in term of method correlation is researcher has used a questionnaire to collect information. To analyze the data descriptive statistics (mean, frequency and standard deviation) and inferential statistical methods (regression, analysis of variance and independent t-test) were used.The results showed the acceptance of the main hypothesis of this study that there is a significant relationship between organizational factors influencing the decision making (management style, features of delegation and location of the organization) and decentralization in health management. In determining the components of effective decentralization also using stepwise regression from the first to the ninth stage, manager tolerance of ambiguity, mental ability, interest in the job and the importance of keeping it lower tolerance of ambiguity, positive perception and attitude of the manager to a subordinate, the type of tasks, size, clarity of policies and programs and align individual and organizational goals has showed largest share in better decentralization in health management. It also features with the most influential dimensions delegates and location of organization was diagnosed.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2016.v7n51p125


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Jajarmizadeh, M., & Mohammadi, F. (2016). Review of Decentralization in the Health Management in Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 7(5 S1), 125. Retrieved from