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مدیریت پرستاری 2018, 7(1): 51-60 Back to browse issues page
Predicting nurses' work engagement based on innovative organizational climate, perceived organizational support and servant leadership
AhmadAli Asadpour , Hamid Shafizadeh , Masoomeh Abdollahi , AliAkbar Pirzad , Shiva Momayez
Associate Professor, Department of Educational Administration, Garmsar Branch, Islamic Azad University, Garmsar, Iran
Abstract:   (401 Views)
Introduction: Nursing is a stressful profession and repeated stress reduces their work engagement. Therefore, identification of
variables related to work engagement is necessary to improve quality of nurses' work .  
Aim: This study aimed to predicting nurses' engagement based on innovative organizational climate, perceived organizational support and servant leadership.
Material & Methods: This study was a descriptive-analytical and cross sectional study. The research population were public sector nurses who working in the hospitals of the Varamin city in 2017. They were selected randomly that by Cochran formula (n=190)
estimated. Data were collected by questionnaires of work engagement (Salanova & Schaufeli, 2008), innovative organizational climate (Cigel & Kaumer, 1978), perceived organizational support (Eisenberger & et al, 2001) and servant leadership (Gholipour & Hazrati, 2009), that their reliabilities by Cronbach's alpha were 0/81, 0/77, 0/86 & 0/93. Data were analyzed by Pearson correlation and multiple regression with enter model methods and with SPSS-19 software.
Results: The results showed innovative organizational climate (r=0/315), perceived organizational support (r=0/497) and servant leadership (r=0/382) had a positive and significant relationship with work engagement of nurses. Also the predicted variables significantly could predict 52/9 percent of variance of nurses' work engagement that the share of perceived organizational support was higher than other variables (p≤0/01).
Conclusion: In order to findings, it is suggested that all nurse managers and also other health care administrator make supportive atmosphere by applying servant leadership. If  programs planned in regard to  these objectives  would be improved nurses' work engagement.
Keywords: innovative organizational climate, nurses, perceived organizational support, servant leadership, work engagement
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/01/24 | Accepted: 2018/03/18
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Asadpour A, Shafizadeh H, Abdollahi M, Pirzad A, Momayez S. Predicting nurses' work engagement based on innovative organizational climate, perceived organizational support and servant leadership. مدیریت پرستاری. 2018; 7 (1) :51-60
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