Investigating the Impact of Managers Leadership Styles on General Health of Personnel of Cheram City Health Network

  • Mohammad Arian Department of Healthcare Management, Marvdasht Branch, Islamic Azad University, Marvdasht, Iran
  • Abbas Ghavam Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Science, Institute of Sciences and High Technology and Environmental Sciences, Graduate University of Advanced Technology, Kerman, Iran.
  • Somayeh Hessam 3Assistant Professor, Department of Health Services Administration, South Tehran branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.
Keywords: managers, leadership styles, personnel general health, Cheram health network


Background: Managers' leadership styles have negative and positive impacts on affairs of governmental organizations and in this regard influences psychological variables, such as psychological variables influencing general health which are studied in this paper. So, the present study aims at investigating managers' leadership styles on general health of Cheram City Health network personnel.

Materials & Methods: This study is descriptive and of correlation type that the statistical population incudes all managers and personnel of Cheram City health network managers and personnel. The number of managers is 54 and personnel are 218 persons. For sampling, Morgan table was used that randomly 45 managers and 135 employees were selected as sample. The research instrument in this study is questionnaire of Salesman and Anderkolc (1982) managers' leadership styles and Goldberg & Hiller (1979) general health questionnaires. The statistical analysis was performed with SPSS software and statistical tests of multivariate variance and correlation factor.

Results: : findings showed that there is a significant and positive relation between leadership styles and personnel general health (p<0.05). There is a significant and negative relation between authoritative - exploitative leadership style and personnel general health (p<0.05). There is a significant and positive relation between authoritative - benevolent, participative and consultative style and personnel general health (p<0.05). Conclusion: Discussion and conclusion: managers' leadership styles impact personnel general health and the more flexibility the managers in the organization have, the personnel psychological indicators are more and the organization status becomes better.


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Arian M, Ghavam A, Hessam S. Investigating the Impact of Managers Leadership Styles on General Health of Personnel of Cheram City Health Network. Int Arch BioMed Clin Res [Internet]. 2018Jun.29 [cited 2021Jun.16];4(2):94-8. Available from: