Job Embeddedness: A Theoretical Foundation for Developing a Comprehensive Nurse Retention Plan

@article{Holtom2004JobEA,
  title={Job Embeddedness: A Theoretical Foundation for Developing a Comprehensive Nurse Retention Plan},
  author={Brooks C. Holtom and Bonnie S. O'Neill},
  journal={JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration},
  year={2004},
  volume={34},
  pages={216-227}
}
Objective: Using a new construct, job embeddedness, from the business management literature, this study first examines its value in predicting employee retention in a healthcare setting and second, assesses whether the factors that influence the retention of nurses are systematically different from those influencing other healthcare workers. Background: The shortage of skilled healthcare workers makes it imperative that healthcare providers develop effective recruitment and retention plans… 
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