Jaume Benseny Quintana

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STUDY DESIGN This study focused on lumbosacral support belts, abdominal muscle strength, and lifting ability in healthy women. Subjects underwent manual muscle testing to determine muscle strength and performed lifting procedures to determine lifting capacity. OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study is threefold: 1) to determine the effectiveness of(More)
High turnover rates among hospital nurses demand rigorous and valid processes of research to determine the reasons motivating such attrition. In most hospitals, the exit interview often provides the only relevant data. The case study reported here examines the relative effectiveness of exit interviews and an employee attitude survey in generating data that(More)
An empirical assessment of the use of the Hackman, Oldham, Janson, and Purdy (1975) implementing principles as a theoretical link between hospital nursing unit technology and job design is presented in this paper. While support for the implementing principles as an integrating mechanism was found to be weak, some insights into organization theory are noted(More)
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