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Managers' leadership and critical care nurses' intent to stay.
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Managers with leadership styles that seek and value contributions from staff, promote a climate in which information is shared effectively, promote decision making at the staff nurse level, exert position power, and influence coordination of work to provide a milieu that maintains a stable cadre of nurses are recommended. Expand
Nurse staffing and patient falls on acute care hospital units.
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Information on unit type and different aspects of nurse staffing, with advanced statistical modeling, resulted in a more precise understanding of the relationship between nurse staffing and falls. Expand
Manager Leadership and Retention of Hospital Staff Nurses
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Effectes of manager characteristics were traced to retention through work characteristics, job stress, job satisfaction, commitment, and intent to stay, and theoretical variables explained 22% of the retention variance. Expand
The NDNQI-Adapted Index of Work Satisfaction
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The findings from the two studies indicate that the adapted Index of Work Satisfaction has a structure similar to the original instrument and is a reliable and valid measure of work satisfaction at the patient care unit level. Expand
Socialization of new graduate nurses in critical care.
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Positive precepting experiences, support systems, and assignment congruence contributed to successful socialization for the new graduates in this study and lend considerable support to the modified contingency theory of role socialization. Expand
Reliability of Aggregated Organizational Data: An Evaluation of Five Empirical Indices
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This study demonstrated a process for determining the reliability of individual level data aggregated to the work group and organization levels and indicated the assessment of reliability and validity is important at the level of inference and at each time interval. Expand
Psychometric Evaluation of the Organizational Job Satisfaction Scale
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Data lend strong support for the scale which assesses four dimensions of organizational job satisfaction, which correlated significantly with a criterion measure of job enjoyment and Hypothesis testing of theoretically predictable relationships supported construct validity. Expand
The context for nursing home resident care: the role of leaders in developing strategies.
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Contextual factors seemed to integrate or fragment care planning and delivery, and two fragmenting factors, competing demands for the staff members' time and a task orientation to care, appeared to be ubiquitous. Expand
Care planning for nursing home residents: incorporating the Minimum Data Set requirements into practice.
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The care-planning process differed among the three facilities despite the common MDS system structure, and links among care planning, care provided, and the Resident Assessment Instrument and Minimum Data Set were identified. Expand
Continent or incontinent? That is the question.
TLDR
A qualitative, emergent, case study design guided the description of care provided to nursing home residents with urinary incontinence in three Midwestern nursing facilities, finding that maintaining skin integrity was the primary motivation for keeping residents clean and dry. Expand
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