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The purpose of this study was to identify management-related factors contributing to personnel satisfaction in hospital wards. The sample population consisted of the employees of 15 hospital wards in four medical departments. The wards were classified into two categories on the basis of the satisfaction of the personnel with the management: 'satisfied(More)
The main aim was to develop a standardized survey instrument for measuring job stress and well-being in hospital settings. The actual study group consisted of 349 workers from medical bed wards, first aid unit wards and bed wards for gynecology and obstetrics in a middle-sized hospital in the Helsinki region. Based on the factor analysis of separate(More)
Within administrative surveying work in Sweden, a transition to a client-centered team-based organization was made during 1998. The aim of this study was to describe the employees' perceptions and expectations of job and organizational practices when working as a generalist in a client-centered team-based organization; job and organizational practices and(More)
The purpose of the study was to find out the kind of management that satisfies the ward personnel. Based on the employees' satisfaction with the management in the ward, two groups were formed: 'Satisfied wards' (7 wards in which the personnel were exceptionally satisfied with the management, n = 124) and 'Other wards' (8 wards with not so satisfied(More)