Strategic Collaborative Quality Management and Employee Job Satisfaction

Document Type: Original Article

Author

Health Management and Economics Research Centre, School of Health Management and Information Sciences, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

Background
This study aimed to examine Strategic Collaborative Quality Management (SCQM) impact on employee job satisfaction.
 
Methods
The study presents a case study over six years following the implementation of the SCQM programme in a public hospital. A validated questionnaire was used to measure employees’ job satisfaction. The impact of the intervention was measured by comparing the pre-intervention and post-intervention measures in the hospital.
 
Results
The hospital reported a significant improvement in some dimensions of job satisfaction like management and supervision, organisational policies, task requirement, and working conditions.
 
Conclusion
This paper provides detailed information on how a quality management model implementation affects employees. A well developed, well introduced and institutionalised quality management model can improve employees’ job satisfaction. However, the success of quality management needs top management commitment and stability.

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