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:: Volume 18, Issue 4 (October-November 2023) ::
IJNR 2023, 18(4): 1-12 Back to browse issues page
Relationship between knowledge management and social capital of nurses working in the hospitals of Tehran University of Medical Sciences 2021
Leili Rezaei , Nahid Dehghan Nayeri , Hadis Ashrafizadeh , Fatemeh Hajibabaee * , Roohangiz Jamshidi Orak
Intensive Care and Management, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. , hajibabaeefateme@yahoo.com
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Background : Knowledge management is a continuous effort to maintain, direct and purposefully increase the knowledge capital of organizations. Today, in addition to human and economic capitals, other capitals called social capital have been taken into consideration.This study aims to determine the relationship between knowledge management and the social capital of nurses working in the hospitals of Tehran University of Medical Sciences in the year 2021.
Methods :  This correlational study was conducted on two groups of 114 nurses with bachelor's degree and master's degree who were selected by stratified random method. The tools of data collection were knowledge management questionnaire and Nahapit and Ghoshal social capital questionnaire. They were analyzed in SPSS version 16 software with using the descriptive method (frequency distribution of variables, mean) and inferential statistics (independent t-tests, Pearson correlation, analysis of variance, chi-square, Mann-Whitney and Kruskal-Wallis tests).
Results: The results of the research showed that the average score of knowledge management and the range of scores for master's degree and bachelor's degree nurses are 78.12 ± 16.13 (43-115) and (111-27) 75.96 ± 19.47, respectively. In addition, the average score of social capital and the range of scores for master's degree and bachelor's degree nurses are 91.64 ± 20.06 (29-135) and 87.90 ± 25.17 (27-127), respectively. A positive and significant correlation has been observed between the variables of knowledge management and social capital in undergraduate and graduate nurses with scores (P-value ˂0.001, r=0.68) and (P-value ˂0.001, r=0.73), respectively.
Conclusion: Considering the significant correlation between knowledge management and social capital in two groups of nurses, nursing managers can play a significant role in promoting knowledge management and increasing the spirit of team work and raising employees' trust in the organization by holding various programs and collaborative management. Have organizational behavior and excellence in the nursing profession among disciplines.
 
 
Keywords: knowledge management, social capital, nurses.
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Type of Study: Nursing Management and Administration | Subject: nursing
Received: 2023/05/2 | Accepted: 2023/09/27 | Published: 2023/10/2
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Rezaei L, Dehghan Nayeri N, Ashrafizadeh H, Hajibabaee F, Jamshidi Orak R. Relationship between knowledge management and social capital of nurses working in the hospitals of Tehran University of Medical Sciences 2021. IJNR 2023; 18 (4) :1-12
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