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Kim and Jung: The Effect of Head Nurse's Emotional Leadership on Nurse's Job Satisfaction & Organizational Commitment

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this study was to identify the effect of head nurse's emotional leadership on nurse's job satisfaction & organizational commitment.

Methods

The subjects of this study were 385 nurses from four general hospitals and one university hospital. SPSS WIN 14.0 was used for data analysis.

Results

Stepwise multiple regression analyses were used to examine the influences of research variables. The variable which predict nurse's job satisfaction were head nurse's emotional leadership (F=76.027, p<.01, adjusted R square=.166). The variables which predict organizational commitment were emotional leadership (F=27.839, p<.01, adjusted R square=.066), marital status (F=20.928, p<.01 adjusted R square=.03), respectively.

Conclusions

As a result of this study, head nurse's emotional leadership was defined as a important influential on both job satisfaction and organizational commitment of nurses. Therefore, it is needed to develop education programs for activating head nurse's emotional leadership.

Figures and Tables

Table 1
General characteristics of the subjects
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Table 2
Head nurse's emotional leadership, nurse's job satisfaction and organizational commitment
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Table 3
Correlation among research variables
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*p<.05, **p<.01

Table 4
Difference of job satisfaction and organizational commitment according to the general characteristics(total)
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*p<.01

Table 5
Difference of job satisfaction and organizational commitment according to the general characteristics (university hospital)
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*p<.05, **p<.01

Table 6
Difference of job satisfaction and organizational commitment according to the general characteristics (general hospital)
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*p<.05, **p<.01

Table 7
Difference of head nurses' emotional leadership and nurses' job satisfaction and organizational commitment according to the type of hospital
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Table 8
The effect of head nurse's emotional leadership and general characteristics on nurse's job satisfaction & organizational commitment
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**p<.01

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