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مدیریت پرستاری 2018, 7(2): 73-83 Back to browse issues page
The Relationship between Coping Strategies and Organizational Commitment Nurses
Gholamhossein Mahmoudirad, Mahdi Hosseini, Rezvan Kazemimajd, Ali akbar Doraki#
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Introduction: High stress and frequent exposure with painful and agonizing conditions in the work environment of nurses can lead to Organizational Commitment in nurses, which can lead to mental injuries and adverse outcomes such as loss of quality and declined outcome. Given the importance of Coping Strategies in the face of adverse conditions, the aim of this study was Relationship between Coping Strategies and Organizational Commitment in Nurses.
Materials and methods: This research is a descriptive-analytic study in which 287 nurses working in special departments of the teaching hospitals affiliated with Birjand University of Medical Sciences were recruited by census method in 2017. Data were gathered using Lazarus – Folkman(1984) Coping Strategies Scale and Allen- Meyer(1993) Organizational Commitment Questionnaire. Descriptive and inferential statistics, i.e., Mann-Whitney, Kruskal-Wallis and Spearman correlation coefficient were used for data analysis through SPSS version 16.
Results: The average score of the nurses’ total organizational commitment was moderate (96.45 ± 9.67). The mean score of coping strategies of nurses was 107.47 ± 15.15.. Spearman correlation coefficient showed that there was a significant positive relationship between organizational commitment and coping strategies scores (p = 0.001, r = 0.33).                           
Conclusion: Considering the rate of Organizational Commitment, more attention should be directed to the factors affecting Organizational Commitment. In addition, given the significant relationship between Coping Strategies  and Organizational Commitment, it is recommended to incorporate Coping Strategies -promoting strategies into the nursing curriculum
Keywords: Organizational Commitment, Coping Strategies, Nurses
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/06/9 | Accepted: 2018/11/13 | Published: 2018/11/13
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Mahmoudirad G, Hosseini M, Kazemimajd R, Doraki# A A. The Relationship between Coping Strategies and Organizational Commitment Nurses. مدیریت پرستاری. 2018; 7 (2) :73-83
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فصلنامه مدیریت پرستاری Quarterly Journal of Nursing Management
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