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Title: Motivation perception measurement of intermediate directors in three complex hospitals of the Region of the Maule, Chile.
Other Titles: Percepción de la motivación de los directivos intermedios en tres hospitales de la Región del Maule, Chile
Authors: Bustamante Ubilla, M.A.
Del Rio Riveros, Maria Carolina
Lobos Andrade, G.E.
Villarreal Navarrete, P.I.
Keywords: behavioral research
motivation
human resources
methods
Chile
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública (Mexico)
Citation: Salud Pública Méx 51(5):417-426
Abstract: Objective. In this work, a questionnaire was designed and perceptions of motivation and demotivation of middle managers in three hospitals in the Region del Maule, Chile were measured. Material and Methods. The fieldwork was carried out between September and October, 2006. A questionnaire that included 57 statements to measure attitude was administered and qualified according to a five-point Likert-type scale. The population studied included 125 professionals that supervise roughly 3 800 employees. Results. Ten variables were identified, 5 motivational and 5 demotivational. Notable among the motivational variables are vocation and service-oriented spirit; among the demotivational variables are lack of recognition and commitment. Discussion. It is affirmed that both motivational variables as well as demotivational variables are essentially qualitative and that economic and salary variables are less relevant and less hierarchical.
Description: Bustamante-Ubilla, MA (reprint author), Univ Talca, Fac Ciencias Empresariales, Casilla 721, Talca, Chile
URI: http://dspace.utalca.cl/handle/1950/7775
ISSN: 0036-3634
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