Ying-Chyi Chou

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AIM This study divided nursing careers into four stages: exploration, establishment, maintenance and disengagement. Besides exploring whether nurses have different career needs at different career stages, this study also examines the gap between career needs and career development programmes, and its relationship with organizational commitment and turnover(More)
Indoor air quality monitoring in healthcare environment has become a critical part of hospital management and policy. Manual air sampling and analysis are cost-inhibitive and do not provide real-time air quality data and response measures. In this month-long study over 14 sampling locations in a public hospital in Taiwan, we observed a positive correlation(More)
A nurse's career can be divided into the exploration, establishment, maintenance, and disengagement stages. Because nurses have varied career needs at different career stages, this article uses literature review and in-depth interviews with nurses to understand the features of career stages. The authors detail nurses' career needs in different stages and(More)
Shortening waiting times is the most obvious and effective method of increasing service quality. As the workforce is limited, it is necessary to reform current systems of medical care and improve the efficiency of medical care. After process reengineering was proposed in 1990s, however, this concept has not yet been commonly applied to medical centers. The(More)
As an examination of the influences of a renewable energy teaching activity employing teaching aids on elementary students‟ knowledge of, attitude toward, and behavior of energy saving and carbon reduction, this study designed a teaching experiment in which experimental group was subjected to the teaching with four teaching aids for students to practice(More)
This study attempts to develop a method of machine expansion scheduling which determines how many machines should be purchased and allocated to every workstation during each period within the prescheduled ramp-up planning horizon in a new job shop to meet expected performance targets and minimize investment in machinery. This study suggests using the(More)
A complete framework for assessing a green project management has not been clearly identified in prior literature. The purpose of this paper is to develop a set of dimensions and criteria for evaluating a green project management. An integrated approach combining the decision making trial and evaluation laboratory (DEMATEL) and the analytical network(More)
In recent year, habitat of wild animals decreases rapidly due to urban development which leads to decrease in biodiversity. The urban development has not taken a comprehensive planning and design, but instead it develops separately. Nonetheless, this urbanization phenomenon has resulted in insufficient greenery and inability to improve green coverage rate.(More)