Job satisfaction among nurses in Queen Elizabeth Hospital Kota Kinabalu, Sabah / Alexandera Dewi Mamporok

Mamporok, Alexandera Dewi (2008) Job satisfaction among nurses in Queen Elizabeth Hospital Kota Kinabalu, Sabah / Alexandera Dewi Mamporok. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

The widespread nursing shortage and nurses' high turnover has become a global issue which is of increasing importance to both the developed and developing countries. In light of this. concern about recruitment and retention of nursing staff is increasing in a number of countries. While numerous factors have been Iinked to nurses turnover. job satisfaction is the most frequently cited and therefore merits attention.
In the 1980s and 1990s, many researchers have been addressed nurse job satisfaction. The understanding of nurse job satisfaction and its contributing variables are important for any health care organization to exist and prosper. Job satisfaction is defined as the degree to which employees enjoy their jobs. Nurse Job satisfaction is a multidimensional phenomenon that is influenced by many variables. Autonomy has been
identified as the strongest predictor of nurse job satisfaction, which in turn reflects positively on nurse retention supported Hinshaw and Atwood (1984). who are in a comprehensive literature review identified variables that influence nurse job satisfaction. These factors included: ( 1) demographic variables: education, experience, and position in the hierarchy; (2) job characteristics: autonomy. tasks repetitiveness, and salaries: and (3) organizational environment factors: degree of professionalisation, type of unit. and nursing care delivery model. Recent research identified new variables that influence nurse job satisfaction such as environment and job settings.

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Item Type: Student Project
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Mamporok, Alexandera Dewi
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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Personnel management. Employment management > Job evaluation
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Personnel management. Employment management > Job satisfaction
R Medicine > RT Nursing > Research. Experimentation
R Medicine > RT Nursing > Nursing as a profession
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sabah > Kota Kinabalu Campus > Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies
Programme: Bachelor of Administrative Science (Hons)
Keywords: Job satisfaction; Nurse; Hospital
Date: 2008
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/52831
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