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dc.contributor.authorBrunetto, Yvonne
dc.contributor.authorShriberg, Art
dc.contributor.authorFarr-Wharton, Rod
dc.contributor.authorShacklock, Kate
dc.contributor.authorNewman, Stefanie
dc.contributor.authorDienger, Joy
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-03T13:15:32Z
dc.date.available2017-05-03T13:15:32Z
dc.date.issued2013
dc.date.modified2014-01-31T03:34:19Z
dc.identifier.issn0966-0429
dc.identifier.doi10.1111/jonm.12111
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/56295
dc.description.abstractAim Using Social Exchange Theory, this study examines links between supervisor-nurse relationships, teamwork, psychological wellbeing and turnover intentions for nurses in the USA. Background Nurses in the USA comprise the biggest workforce of any country in the world. However, nurses continue to be in short supply even with an aggressive campaign to attract foreign nurses. The shortage of qualified registered nurses has negative implications for patient care and mortality because it affects problem-solving and teamwork as a result of poor communication among nurses. Methods The study uses a cross-sectional design and 730 completed surveys were obtained using a self-report strategy. Results The findings indicate that supervisor-nurse relationships, teamwork and wellbeing explain almost half of nurses' commitment to their hospital and their intentions to leave. Further, there was evidence of a generational effect in that Baby Boomer nurses perceived higher levels of wellbeing and commitment, and lower intention to leave. Implications for nursing management These findings suggest that management must focus on improving the quality of workplace relationship as a first step in retaining skilled nurses. It may be time for management to embed performance indicators for all levels of management, linked to ensuring effective workplace relationships.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.description.publicationstatusYes
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dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherWiley-Blackwell Publishing
dc.publisher.placeUnited Kingdom
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationN
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom827
dc.relation.ispartofpageto837
dc.relation.ispartofissue6
dc.relation.ispartofjournalJournal of Nursing Management
dc.relation.ispartofvolume21
dc.rights.retentionY
dc.subject.fieldofresearchHuman Resources Management
dc.subject.fieldofresearchNursing
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode150305
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1110
dc.titleThe importance of supervisor-nurse relationships, teamwork, wellbeing, affective commitment and retention of north American nurses
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articles
gro.rights.copyright© 2013 Blackwell Publishing. This is the pre-peer reviewed version of the following article: The importance of supervisor-nurse relationships, teamwork, wellbeing, affective commitment and retention of north American nurses, Journal of Nursing Management, Vol.21 (6), 2013, pp.827-837, which has been published in final form at dx.doi.org/10.1111/jonm.12111.
gro.date.issued2013
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gro.griffith.authorShacklock, Kate H.


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