Context Matters: The Impact of Unit Leadership and Empowerment on Nurses' Organizational Commitment

  title={Context Matters: The Impact of Unit Leadership and Empowerment on Nurses' Organizational Commitment},
  author={Heather K. Spence Laschinger and Joan E. Finegan and Piotr Wilk},
  journal={JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration},
Objective: The aim of this study was to test a multilevel model linking unit-level leader-member exchange quality and structural empowerment to nurses' psychological empowerment and organizational commitment at the individual level of analysis. Background: Few studies have examined the contextual effects of unit leadership on individual nurse outcomes. Workplace empowerment has been related to retention outcomes such as organizational commitment in several studies, but few have studied the… 
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