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Strategic alignment, meaningful work, and employee engagement among teaching hospital's workforce in 2017

  • Hasan Abolghasem Gorgi ,
  • Hamed Fattahi ,
  • Azad Shokri ,
  • Fatemeh Manafi ,
  • Samira Alirezaei ,
  • Mozhgan Sadat Ghaemmohamadi ,
  • Mahmoud Khodadost ,
  • Khadije Maajani ,


Background: Human resource management plays a vital role in providing quality services to patients in hospitals.

Objective: This study aimed to determine strategic alignment, meaningful work, and employee engagement of teaching hospitals employees.

Methods: This cross-sectional study conducted in teaching hospitals. Stringer questionnaire applied for data collection. Linear regression analysis used to determine the effect of demographic variables. Pearson and multiple regression analysis used in STATA to evaluate the correlation between strategic alignment, meaningful work, and employee engagement.

Results: Totally 516 participants included in the study. Strategic alignment in the hospitals had a desired situation (54% well level), while it was in a weaker position than employee engagement and meaningful work (18% to 15%-13%). The strategic alignment can be a predictor of meaningful work (r2=37%) and employee engagement (r2=38.1%). Also, the two variables of strategic alignment and meaningful work together have a stronger effect in explaining employee engagement (r2=50.1%).

Conclusions: According to the direct impact of strategic alignment on the meaningful work, employee engagement, and their performance, health policymakers need to pay more attention to these factors finally.


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How to Cite

Gorgi, H. A., Fattahi, H., Shokri, A., Manafi, F., Alirezaei, S., Sadat Ghaemmohamadi, M., Khodadost, M., & Maajani, K. (2019). Strategic alignment, meaningful work, and employee engagement among teaching hospital’s workforce in 2017. Bali Medical Journal, 8(1), 138–143.




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