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مدیریت پرستاری 2017, 6(2): 51-59 Back to browse issues page
Relationship between ethical climate and organizational citizenship behaviors among of nurses in intensive care units
Mojdeh Navid Hamidi , Hormat sadat Emamzadeh Ghasemi# Dr. , Arezo Hajrajabi , Somayeh Esmaeili Givi
#Assistant professor in Education of Nursing Management, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences. Agent of School of Nursing & midwifery in Imam Khomaini Hospital, Tehran, Iran
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Introduction: Sensitivity of the work of nurses in the intensive care units and the provision of quality care to patients, are reason to determine of the factors affecting in nurses' work environments and their relevance to the importance of the subject.
Aim: The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between ethical climet and organizational citizenship behaviors among nurses working in intensive care units.
Material & Method: This research was a descriptive and
correlational study. The research population was nurses  who work in intensive care units in selected hospitals of Tehran University of Medical Sciences. The number of samples was determined
using the Morgan table, and according to the number of members of the research community, 210 were determined through available sampling. The tools used were Olson's Ethics Climate Questionnaire (1998) and Organizational Citizenship Behavior (Podesakoff 1990). Content validity of both questionnaires was confirmed by content validity method and Cronbach's alpha coefficient for the Olson Morphological Questionnaire (89/0) and Cronbach's alpha coefficient for the Podesakov organizational citizenship behavior questionnaire (0.77) were measured. Data were analyzed using descriptive analysis and using SPSS-16 software.
Results: The correlation test showed that there is a significant
direct relationship between ethical climate variable and organizational citizenship behavior (P <0.01). Also, there is a significant direct relation between the ethical climate variable with the dimensions of organizational citizenship behavior variable as well as between the variable of organizational citizenship behavior and dimensions of the ethical climate variable (p <0.01).
Conclusion: According to the findings, it is imperative that nurse managers using eligible strategies for managing. Such as;
effective staff development program and performance appraisal of personnel to promoting the ethical atmosphere and organizational citizenship behavior, and finally get improvement in quality of nursing performance.
Keywords: ethical climate, organizational citizenship behavior, intensive care units, nursing
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/07/22 | Accepted: 2018/02/17 | Published: 2018/02/17
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Navid Hamidi M, Emamzadeh Ghasemi# H S, Hajrajabi A, Esmaeili Givi S. Relationship between ethical climate and organizational citizenship behaviors among of nurses in intensive care units . مدیریت پرستاری. 2017; 6 (2) :51-59
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