Development and validation of the Nursing Workplace

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Show simple item record Fairbrother, G Jones, A Rivas, K 2010-07-13T08:48:53Z 2010-01
dc.identifier.citation Contemporary Nurse, 2010, 34 (1), pp. 10 - 18
dc.identifier.issn 1037-6178
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.description.abstract A nursing job satisfaction questionnaire was designed by a project group of nurses seeking a suitable job satisfaction measure to track as an outcome in a large Sydney hospital-wide models of nursing care project. Existing tools were rejected by the group as overly lengthy, US-biased and over-using respondent assessment of the character of the work environment as a proxy for job satisfaction, or happiness at work. A one-page, 14-item tool was developed after instrument reviewing and facilitated groupwork. The tool reduces to three measurable domains: intrinsic, extrinsic and relational job satisfaction. Exploratory factor analysis (n = 220 responses) confirmed the validity of this `three-way conceptualisation of nursing job satisfaction. Internal consistency analysis on a larger sample of responses (n = 459) yielded high Cronbach's Alpha values for all three domains and for the total overall, suggesting a stable and reliable measure. The NWSQ is short, one page, sensibly worded for Australian conditions and yields scoring against three validated domains. It holds significant potential utility as a standard metric for prospective ward-based or institution-wide performance trending.
dc.publisher EContent Management
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1177/0886260513479027
dc.title Development and validation of the Nursing Workplace
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Contemporary Nurse
dc.journal.volume 1
dc.journal.volume 34
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 10 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 18 en_US FOH.Faculty of Health en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 1110 Nursing
dc.personcode 995249
dc.percentage 100 en_US Nursing en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US en_US
dc.location.activity EContent Management Pty Ltd en_US
dc.description.keywords nursing; job satisfaction; questionnaires; models of care; reliability; validity en_US
dc.description.keywords nursing
dc.description.keywords job satisfaction
dc.description.keywords questionnaires
dc.description.keywords models of care
dc.description.keywords reliability
dc.description.keywords validity
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Health
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)

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