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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/153162
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Empowerment and Commitment of Nurses in a Teaching Hospital in Taiwan
Abstract:
Empowerment and Commitment of Nurses in a Teaching Hospital in Taiwan
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2007
Author:Lin, Li H., MS, RN
P.I. Institution Name:Taipei Veterans General Hospital
Title:Head Nurse of Nursing
Co-Authors:Yu-chih Chen, PhD
[Research Presentation] Background: Job strain among staff nurses has become an increasingly important concern in relationship to employee performance and commitment to the organization in current healthcare setting. Objective: to test the relevance of Kanter's propositions as follows: 1. the relationship between nurses access to opportunity and power in oneÆs position and perceptions of workplace empowerment 2. the relationship between nurses access to opportunity and power in oneÆs position and perceptions of organizational commitment; and 3. the relationship between perceptions of workplace empowerment andáorganizational commitment of nurses in a teaching hospital in Taiwan. Methods: A random sample was drawn from the list of 1,616 Registered Nurses with one-year experience at a teaching hospital. A total of 527 self-administrated questionnaires were sending with a response rate of 86% (453).áFour hundred responses were found to be valid.áThree self-report questionnaires were used in this study: The demographic data, the Condition of Work Effectiveness Questionnaire was used to measure of staff nurses access to opportunity and power and nurses' perceptions of workplace empowerment and the Organizational Commitment Questionnaire. Results: The results showed: 1. A strong positive relationship between nurses access to opportunity and information, resources and support power in one's position and perceptions of workplace empowerment, 2. A strong positive relationship between nurses access to opportunity and information, resources and support power in one's position and organizational commitment, 3. A strong positive relationship between workplace empowerment and organizational commitment. Conclusion: The Kanter's proposition that employees who work in an environment, which allows access to the workplace empowerment factors feel empowered and in turn are more committed to their organization was supported.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleEmpowerment and Commitment of Nurses in a Teaching Hospital in Taiwanen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/153162-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Empowerment and Commitment of Nurses in a Teaching Hospital in Taiwan</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2007</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Lin, Li H., MS, RN</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Taipei Veterans General Hospital</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Head Nurse of Nursing</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">lhlin@vghtpe.gov.tw</td></tr><tr class="item-co-authors"><td class="label">Co-Authors:</td><td class="value">Yu-chih Chen, PhD</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">[Research Presentation] Background: Job strain among staff nurses has become an increasingly important concern in relationship to employee performance and commitment to the organization in current healthcare setting. Objective: to test the relevance of Kanter's propositions as follows: 1. the relationship between nurses access to opportunity and power in one&AElig;s position and perceptions of workplace empowerment 2. the relationship between nurses access to opportunity and power in one&AElig;s position and perceptions of organizational commitment; and 3. the relationship between perceptions of workplace empowerment and&aacute;organizational commitment of nurses in a teaching hospital in Taiwan. Methods: A random sample was drawn from the list of 1,616 Registered Nurses with one-year experience at a teaching hospital. A total of 527 self-administrated questionnaires were sending with a response rate of 86% (453).&aacute;Four hundred responses were found to be valid.&aacute;Three self-report questionnaires were used in this study: The demographic data, the Condition of Work Effectiveness Questionnaire was used to measure of staff nurses access to opportunity and power and nurses' perceptions of workplace empowerment and the Organizational Commitment Questionnaire. Results: The results showed: 1. A strong positive relationship between nurses access to opportunity and information, resources and support power in one's position and perceptions of workplace empowerment, 2. A strong positive relationship between nurses access to opportunity and information, resources and support power in one's position and organizational commitment, 3. A strong positive relationship between workplace empowerment and organizational commitment. Conclusion: The Kanter's proposition that employees who work in an environment, which allows access to the workplace empowerment factors feel empowered and in turn are more committed to their organization was supported.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T12:05:06Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T12:05:06Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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