Escaping or Dreaming: An Exploratory Study of Taiwanese Nurses Intent to Go Overseas

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/201890
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Escaping or Dreaming: An Exploratory Study of Taiwanese Nurses Intent to Go Overseas
Abstract:
(41st Biennial Convention) As nurses represent the largest percentage of employees at medical system, their role in medical care is exceptionally important. However, nurses’ high turnover rate is a very serious problem around the world including Taiwan. Even though, different literatures had discussed the factors leading nurses leave their position, there is lack of literature investigate nurses’ decision making of going overseas. The aims of this study were 1) examine the relationship between nurses’ work environment and intention to leave the profession 2) explore factors leading Taiwanese nurses’ decision making to go overseas. Snowball sampling with semi-structure face to face interview were applied in this study. Twenty Taiwanese nurses, aged between twenty six and fifty and worked as a registered nurse in Australia, were interviewed. With a big range of participants’ age, the factors that drove those Taiwanese nurses to go overseas contained seeking higher education and working dissatisfaction. Twelve these twenty participants, particularly in the age group older than 35, had experienced seeking higher education. The other significant factor influencing participants’ decision to resign has been termed as work dissatisfaction. Factor was reported in the group of the age under 35. The result of this study provides a background to future research consideration.
Keywords:
decision making; Taiwanese nurse; overseas
Repository Posting Date:
11-Jan-2012
Date of Publication:
4-Jan-2012
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleEscaping or Dreaming: An Exploratory Study of Taiwanese Nurses Intent to Go Overseasen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/201890-
dc.description.abstract(41st Biennial Convention) As nurses represent the largest percentage of employees at medical system, their role in medical care is exceptionally important. However, nurses’ high turnover rate is a very serious problem around the world including Taiwan. Even though, different literatures had discussed the factors leading nurses leave their position, there is lack of literature investigate nurses’ decision making of going overseas. The aims of this study were 1) examine the relationship between nurses’ work environment and intention to leave the profession 2) explore factors leading Taiwanese nurses’ decision making to go overseas. Snowball sampling with semi-structure face to face interview were applied in this study. Twenty Taiwanese nurses, aged between twenty six and fifty and worked as a registered nurse in Australia, were interviewed. With a big range of participants’ age, the factors that drove those Taiwanese nurses to go overseas contained seeking higher education and working dissatisfaction. Twelve these twenty participants, particularly in the age group older than 35, had experienced seeking higher education. The other significant factor influencing participants’ decision to resign has been termed as work dissatisfaction. Factor was reported in the group of the age under 35. The result of this study provides a background to future research consideration.en_GB
dc.subjectdecision makingen_GB
dc.subjectTaiwanese nurseen_GB
dc.subjectoverseasen_GB
dc.date.available2012-01-11T10:58:29Z-
dc.date.issued2012-01-04en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-01-11T10:58:29Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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