• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2017, Volume: 10, Issue: 17, Pages: 1-8

Original Article

An Examination of Factors Affecting Transfer of Training among Human Resources of Iranian Medical Science Universities


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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