Surrey of Library Administrators' Strategic Planning Role to Improve the Library Staff of Iran University of Medical Sciences

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Assistant Professor of Library & Information Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Islamic Azad University Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran

2 Ph.D. Student Library & Information Sciences, Endocrine Research Center, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS), Tehran, Iran

3 Islamic Azad University Sari Branch, Sari, Iran


The paper has been performed to review library administrators' strategic planning role to improve the library staff of medical sciences university of Iran. The study is survey-descriptive. The statistical population consists of 50 library administrators working in Iran medical sciences university, but 44 subjects responded to the questionnaire used to gather data. The reliability (91.7%) was calculated with Cronbach’s alpha formula. To analyze the data, analytical-descriptive statistics was applied. Descriptive statistics indices such as frequency, percentage, and mean, Chart … are considered to analyze the data. On the other hand, to respond the questions, Analytical statistics (Spearman non – parametric test) would be employed. The research data indicate that there is a significant relationship between strategic planning and job satisfaction, organizational commitment, working conscience, working motivation, productivity. The highest and lowest relationship is between strategic planning and working motivation (P= 0.000) and communicative skills (P= 0.709) respectively. The data indicate that there is a significant relationship between administrators' strategic planning and main components of the questionnaire. The whole subject matter particularly working motivation among the staff need to be considered by library administrators and authorities at each point, thus, the staff will benefit from optimal job satisfaction, organizational commitment, working conscience , job motivation, and human force productivity within their own tasks.