Workplace violence. A focus on verbal abuse and intent to leave the organization.

@article{Sofield2003WorkplaceVA,
  title={Workplace violence. A focus on verbal abuse and intent to leave the organization.},
  author={Laura Sofield and S. Salmond},
  journal={Orthopedic nursing},
  year={2003},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={
          274-83
        }
}
  • Laura Sofield, S. Salmond
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Orthopedic nursing
  • PURPOSE To describe the experience of verbal abuse in a large multihospital system and determine the relationship of verbal abuse with intent to leave the organization. DESIGN Descriptive correlational design using mailed questionnaires. SAMPLE Randomized sample of 1000 nurses received questionnaire; 46% response rate, with a final useable sample of 461 surveys. FINDINGS Of the respondents, 91% had experienced verbal abuse in the past month. The physician was the most frequent source of… CONTINUE READING

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