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J Mil Med 2011, 13(3): 173-179 Back to browse issues page
Effect of organizational changes on organizational health indicators and its relationship with organizational effectiveness
Tofighi Sh., Chaghary M. *, Amerioun A., Karimi Zarchi A. A.
, mchaghary@gmail.com
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  Aims: Organizational changes have consequences and each organization undergoing changes should confront these consequences properly. The purpose of this study was to assess changes’ effects on organization al health indicators and its relationship with organization al effectiveness.

  Methods: This cross-sectional descriptive study was done in 2010 on 59 military sub-officers who were selected by census sampling method. The data collection tool was a researcher-made questionnaire used in a similar study that was applied after confirming its validity and reliability. The organizational indicators were evaluated before and after the changes and their changes were assessed and the relationship between the organizational effectiveness index and organizational health indicators was evaluated. Data was analyzed using descriptive statistical methods and Kolmogorov-Smirnov test, paired T-test and Spearman correlation by SPSS 18 software .

  Results: Healthy work environment 4.7%, organizational effectiveness 6.4%, staff’s mood 6.6% and employees’ participation 16.08% showed a significant reduction (p= 0.041, 0.013, 0.003 and 0.048, respectively). Also organizatio n al effectiveness had a high and significant positive correlation with organization al health indicators.

Conclusion: Organizational changes may affect organizational health indicators and reduce the following indicators: staff’s mood, healthy work environment, organizational effectiveness and employees’ participation. It seems necessary to measure organizational health indicators after organizational changes and remove the shortages.
Keywords: Keywords: Organizational Change, Organizational Health Indicators, Organizational Health, Effectiveness
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Type of Study: Orginal Research | Subject: military medcine
Received: 2011/01/21 | Accepted: 2011/07/3 | Published: 2011/10/15
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Tofighi Sh., Chaghary M., Amerioun A., Karimi Zarchi A. A.. Effect of organizational changes on organizational health indicators and its relationship with organizational effectiveness. J Mil Med. 2011; 13 (3) :173-179
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