Factors affecting nurses� perceived organizational commitment: A qualitative study

Sepahvand, F. and Atashzadeh-Shoorideh, F. and Parvizy, S. and Zagheri-Tafreshi, M. (2019) Factors affecting nurses� perceived organizational commitment: A qualitative study. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science, 18 (2). pp. 303-311.

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Objective: Nurses� organizational commitment is one of the most important factors that facilitates their professional evolution and influences the method of care provision, quality of care, and patients� satisfaction. The aim of this study was identified the factors that affect nurses� perceived organizational commitment. Material and Methods: This qualitative study, conducted on 16 clinical nurses employed in Social Security Hospital of Khorramabad, Iran, during five months from May to September 2015, used deep semi-structured interviews. Purposive sampling method was used for the selection of nurses and the data were analyzed using conventional qualitative content analysis. Lincoln & Guba�s criteria were used to secure data accuracy and stability. Results: Sixteen subcategories, five categories, and three themes were distilled during content analysis process. The abstracted themes included �organizational factors�, �occupational challenges�, and �contributory management�. Conclusion: Our findings showed that numerous factors present in nurses� profession and work environment may influence the rate of nurses� interest and commitment in the hospital and the related organization. Hence, nurse managers can foster the promotion of nurses� organizational commitment through creating the required suitable conditions. © 2019, Ibn Sina Trust. All rights reserved.

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Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2020 06:54
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URI: http://eprints.iums.ac.ir/id/eprint/14747

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