Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2017, Volume: 10, Issue: 17, Pages: 1-8
Yaser Sayadi1 , Saeed Rajaeepour1*, Yasamin Abedini1 and Khalil Gholami2
1Department of Educational Science, Faculty of Education and Psychology, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran; [email protected], s.rajaipour@ edu.ui.ac.ir, [email protected], 2Department of Educational Science, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Kurdistan, Kurdistan, Iran; [email protected]
*Author for the correspondence:
Department of Educational Science, Faculty of Education and Psychology, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran; s.rajaipour@ edu.ui.ac.ir
Background/Objectives: The purpose of this study was to identify and examine the factors affecting transfer of training among human resources of Universities of Medical Science of Iran in 2015 - 2016. Methods/Statistical Analysis: Utilising a mixed method approach, this research studied a sample of 346 employees of the Universities. The research tools included a semi-structured interview and researcher-made questionnaire which its Cronbach alpha coefficient was estimated 0.93. Findings: Overall, the finding based on interviews and exploratory factor analysis (EFA) showed that employees determined six fundamental factors that affect transfer of training in Iran’s Universities of Medical Science: Training design factors, Management factors, Environmental factors, Cultural factors, Supportive factors, Individual factors. Application/ Improvements: Based on the results of this study, effective training transfer can compensate for poor quality in education in terms of improving staff performance.
Keywords: Effective Training, Human Resources Development, Training Transfer, University Personnel
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