The Social Sciences

Year: 2016
Volume: 11
Issue: 15
Page No. 3747 - 3752

The Study of the Relationship Between Knowledge Management and Job Satisfaction in Nurses Working in Hazrat-e Fatemeh Hospital in Tehran

Authors : Fereshteh Kordestani and Samaneh Aghazadeh

Abstract: Knowledge is known as an enabler element that can develop an organization so that it will offer tremendous potential in terms of efficiency and proficiency. The aim of the present research is to study the association between knowledge management and job satisfaction in nurses working in Hazrat-e Fatemeh Hospital in Tehran. According to the limited statistical population, sample size was selected through census (the total of statistical population). For this purpose, 106 nurses working in Hazrat-e Fatemeh Hospital were chosen using census method. To describe and analyze the data, descriptive and inferential statistics were used. Collected data were analyzed through statistical methods applying SPSS Software. Results indicated that there is a significant relationship between goals, identification, achievement, development, dissemination, application, preservation and assessment and job satisfaction in nurses working in Hazrat-e Fatemeh Hospital (p<0.001). Additionally, regression results showed that four factors including knowledge development, dissemination, application and assessment explain 64.3% of changes in job satisfaction. According to the strong role of knowledge management in explaining job satisfaction, it is recommended that managers and policy makers put more emphasis on this important element in increasing job satisfaction and other important components of the organization.

How to cite this article:

Fereshteh Kordestani and Samaneh Aghazadeh, 2016. The Study of the Relationship Between Knowledge Management and Job Satisfaction in Nurses Working in Hazrat-e Fatemeh Hospital in Tehran. The Social Sciences, 11: 3747-3752.

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