Design of a Conceptual Framework of Performance Improvement of Academic Department Chair [post]

2019 unpublished
The academic department chair occupies a significant position within academic medicine. The present study was designed to identify major factors that may influence on effective performance of academic department chair. This factors is presented in the form of conceptual framework. Methods First, a literature review was conducted. Then, the perceptions of stakeholders were collected via two focus group discussions. Thematic analysis was used to analyze the data. In the next step, a framework was
more » ... developed to help performance improvement of department chairs. Finally, the Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) was developed. Results Four theme statements were formulated. After that, the conceptual framework of performance improvement of academic department Chair developed. Based this conceptual framework, factors lead into performance improvement of academic department chair include: performance evaluation, job and work design, planning for change and resiliency, educational and non-educational support, motivational efforts, organization culture and organizational knowledge management. Conclusions We designed a framework for performance improvement of academic department chair. It is important because it recognizes the process that top managers would look out for maintain quality in academic departments. The main point of the framework is to choose the proper intervention to performance improvement of department chairs. Background The academic department is the crucial building block of universities (1), and, therefore, the leaders of departments play a vital roles in shaping the departmental culture in academic medicine institutions.They enable the execution of a variety of procedures such
doi:10.21203/rs.2.14335/v1 fatcat:fobd7i2ybndkrfwbwaa3xlklni