How empowerment and social support affect Australian nurses' work stressors.

@article{Joiner2004HowEA,
  title={How empowerment and social support affect Australian nurses' work stressors.},
  author={Therese A. Joiner and Timothy Bartram},
  journal={Australian health review : a publication of the Australian Hospital Association},
  year={2004},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={56-64}
}
We surveyed 157 nurses at a private hospital in Melbourne to examine the role of social support and empowerment in reducing work stress among Australian nurses. Our findings reveal that social support, derived from either the supervisor or work colleagues, is negatively associated with the main work stressors, such as role conflict, role ambiguity, work… CONTINUE READING