Job Satisfaction Among Swedish Mental Health Nursing Staff: A Cross-Sectional Survey

  title={Job Satisfaction Among Swedish Mental Health Nursing Staff: A Cross-Sectional Survey},
  author={Christopher Holmberg and Iwona Sobis and Eric D. Carlstr{\"o}m},
  journal={International Journal of Public Administration},
  pages={429 - 436}
ABSTRACT There is limited amount of empirical studies concerning job satisfaction in inpatient psychiatric care. However, job satisfaction has several implications on public administration and management. The objective of this study is to identify factors having positive impact on job satisfaction among Swedish psychiatric nursing staff in an inpatient psychiatric clinic. The cross-sectional study is based on Herzberg’s motivation-hygiene theory. The survey was distributed among nursing staff… 
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