Author(s): Bü?ra AKKUM, Hatice ULUSOY

The aim of this study was to investigate the attitudes towards woman managers of the staff working in Sivas Numune hospital and ?stanbul Sultanbeyli State hospital and make comparative analyzes. The population of the study (N=350) consisted of health staff and administrative staff working in these two hospitals, between 15 March- 15 June 2018. The sample of the study consisted of employees who work in Sivas Numune (150) and ?stanbul Sultanbeyli (200) hospitals and voluntarily accepted to participate in the study. A personal information form and “Attitudes Towards Woman Managers Inventory” (ATWM) were used as data collection tool. The Inventory is seven point Likert-type scale and consist of 3 subscales. In total 55,1% of the participants were female, 58, 6% had BSc degree, 33,4% were working between 1-4 years, 38, 3% were nurses and %17,2% were doctors. The total mean of the ATWM was 4,47 and the means of subscales were as follows; task role behavior perceptions was 4,39; relational role behavior perceptions 4,43 and working ethics perceptions 4,83. In the study it was found that women employees’ attitudes towards women managers were more positive than male employees; of the participants who had master/ doctoral degree were more positive than high school/associate education and the attitudes of doctors were positive than nurses. In conclusion it was found that the attitudes of participants were moderately positive towards women managers and participants who were working in Istanbul were more positive than the participants working in Sivas.


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