An Insight into Health Care Setup in National Capital Region of India using Dimensions of Learning Organizations Questionnaire (DLOQ)- A Cross-Sectional Study ZC01-ZC05
Dr. Jishnu Krishna Kumar,
Tutor, Department of Public Health Dentistry, D.J College of Dental Sciences and Research,
Ajit Mahal, Niwari Road, Modinagar, Ghaziabad-201 204, India.
Introduction: Over the past decades India, though being a developing country has progressed in multiple sectors but has not shown a substantial qualitative progress in healthcare. To be able to evaluate learning organization in a healthcare setup would thrust millennium development goals and infuse continuous learning model into health sector.
Aim: To assess health care context using the Dimensions of the Learning Organization Questionnaire (DLOQ) in a health care setting in National Capital Region of India.
Materials and Methods: DLOQ proforma were distributed among 315 employees at all levels of the hospital. Data was analysed using SPSS software version 19.0 and was subjected to quantitative analysis and non-parametric tests.
Results: The Kruskal-Wallis test indicated a significant difference between the means of the different professions where as Mann-Whitney tests compared the relation between each of the profession and a significant difference (p < 0.05) was noted, except dimension “systems connection”.
Conclusion: The results provided sufficient inputs about the multidimensional learning organization capacity of a health care setting in a rapidly developing country.