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Introduction: The relationship between managers' thinking style and their accepting change can be challenging for nurse managers in health centers. The aim of this study is to evaluate the correlation between the operational nurse managers' thinking style and accepting change in educational hospitals of Isfahan University of medical sciences in 2015.
Methods and Materials: This research is quantitative and correlation study. A sample with 146 individuals of statistical population was selected from nurse managers worked in educational hospitals of Isfahan University of medical sciences. Data were collected from the research samples by using the assessment index of Sternberg thinking style and Robert Heller questionnaire for determining the acceptance rate of change. Collected data was analyzes, using SPSS 19.
Results: Results have shown that the executive thinking style was the prominent thinking style among the nurse managers. In terms of "change acceptance", the average score was 97.8±13.25. Calculated correlation between different levels of thinking styles and change acceptance by the managers has indicated that there is a significant correlation between the levels of executive, judicial and legislative thinking styles with the change acceptance.
Discussion and conclusion: According to direct relationship between the levels of executive, judicial and legislative thinking styles with the change acceptance this result can be achieved that managers with this three mentioned thinking styles have stronger thinking and are mare prepared to accept changes. This relationship is more prominent for judicial thinking style.