Volume 22, Issue 4 (winter 2014)                   Avicenna J Nurs Midwifery care 2014, 22(4): 61-71 | Back to browse issues page

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sadeghi A, Samsami, Moghimbeigi A, bikmoradi A. Demographic Analysis on Nurses’ Organizational Commitment at Hamadan University of Medical Sciences' Educational and Therapeutic Centers. Avicenna J Nurs Midwifery care. 2014; 22 (4) :61-71
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Background: The nurses are the largest and the most important human resources in health care organization and play a critical role in achieving goals of these organizations. Nurses’ organizational commitment is an important factor to obtain organizational goals. Methods: This research is an analytic- descriptive study which was done in 1392. Using stratified proportional random sampling, three hundred sixty nurses were chosen as sample of the study. The research instruments were demographic characteristics questionnaire and Allen and Meyer’s modified questionnaire. Employing Independent Sample t-test, One Way ANOVA and Tukey’s post-hoc the data were analyzed. Result: The findings revealed that nurses enjoyed moderate level of organizational commitment. In terms of nurses' organizational commitment based on their age range, working experience and type of their employment, the results demonstrated that there were significant differences among them (p<0.05). Nurses with age equal or more than 40 and working experience between16-20 years were more committed than their counterparts(p<0.05). Regarding nurses' organizational commitment based on their gender (p=0.131) and level of education (p=0.77) there were not meaningful differences among them. Conclusion: managers at the educational and therapeutic centers should pay special attention on promoting organizational commitment of the young nurses with work experience lower than 10 years, whose their employment is one of following categories, two years plan, contract or contractual employment.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Nursing
Received: 2014/12/27 | Accepted: 2015/03/5 | Published: 2015/03/15

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