Volume 7, Issue 2 (11-2010)                   J Res Dev Nurs Midw 2010, 7(2): 23-32 | Back to browse issues page

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rouhi G, asayesh H, rahmani H, abdollahi A A. Comparison of Nurses’ Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment in Intensive Care and General Wards of Golestan University of Medical Sciences. J Res Dev Nurs Midw. 2010; 7 (2) :23-32
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  Background and Objective : Human resources are the most valuable sources of an organization. Nurses, because of special nature of their job, are influenced by various stressors affecting on their job satisfaction and organizational commitment. The aim of this study was to compare Nurses’ job satisfaction and their organizational commitment in intensive care and general wards of Golestan University of medical sciences.

  Material and Methods: In this descriptive & analytical study, 389 Nurses were selected via census sampling in 1387. The instrument were job satisfaction questionnaire reliabled by alpha chronbach and meyer organizational commitment scale.To analyze the data, we used Pearson correlation coefficient, independent test, regression and one way anova in spss 16 soft ware environment.

  Results: Participants were between 22-55 years. Their mean age was 32.6 ± 7.4 and most of them (72.7%) were female. Intensive care and emergency wards’ Nurses had the lowest organizational commitment and job satisfaction, respectively. There was a significant relationship between job satisfaction and organizational commitment in studied wards (P<0.05).

Conclusion : Whereas job satisfaction can predict organizational commitment of Nurses, it is essential for administrators to consider factors such as salary, participation in decision making, job security, and job enrichment and so on to promote quality of services
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