Volume 2, Issue 3 (7-2017)                   hrjbaq 2017, 2(3): 167-175 | Back to browse issues page

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Department of Health Services Management, Tehran North Branch of Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran , (drkhalilalimohammadzadeh@gmail.com)
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Introduction: Symmetry system of work environment (5S) included of Sort, Straighten, Sweep, Standardization, and Self-discipline is the first step of collaborative activities with health, comfort and efficiency for employees of an institution. In this regard, the effects of applying 5S technique on a health center's staff's efficiency was investigated.

Materials and Methods: This quasi-experimental study was performed on a total of 40 subjects of health center staff of Kangavar city in 2016. The Employees productivity was measured by applying of 5s during 9 months and assessed using standard 5s checklists and productivity questionnaires (Achieve) in pre-and post-tests. The data were analyzed using statistical analysis methods tests (Paired-t and Wilcoxon) and SPSS 22 software

Results: Applying of 5s model improved Health Center staff's productivity and the efficiency of employees were demonstrated significant difference in all units) P<0.000). Also, our results showed that, for most components of productivity, there were a significant difference except for environmental compatibility component.

Conclusions: 5s is an effective and basic model in increasing productivity of Health Center’s employees. So, using this model is recommended for all Health Center units for increasing their efficiency.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2017/01/23 | Revised: 2018/11/7 | Accepted: 2017/06/5 | ePublished ahead of print: 2017/07/13 | Published: 2017/07/13