The impact of culture change on nurse retention.

  title={The impact of culture change on nurse retention.},
  author={Herminia Shermont and Deborah Krepcio},
  journal={The Journal of nursing administration},
  volume={36 9},
Given the nursing shortage, retaining qualified nurses is of primary importance to nurse executives. In this article, the authors discuss problems they experienced in retaining newly hired nurses on 3 surgical nursing units and describe how efforts to change the culture of the units resulted in dramatic improvements in nurse satisfaction and the retention of new hires.