Staff Nurses Perception Toward Organizational Culture and Its Relation to Innovative Work Behavior at Critical Care Units
American Journal of Nursing Science
Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2017, Pages: 251-260
Received: Feb. 22, 2017;
Accepted: Mar. 15, 2017;
Published: May 22, 2017
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Fawzia Farouk Kamel, Nursing Administration, Benha University, Benha, Egypt
Mervat Abd Elmonem Aref, Nursing Administration, Damanhur University, Damanhur, Egypt
Background: Health care organization culture can influenced by its ability to manage human resources and has a strong impact on its performance. Aim: the study aimed to assess staff nurses perception toward organizational culture and its relation to their innovative work behavior at critical care units. Setting: The study was conducted in critical care units at Benha University Hospital. Research design: descriptive correlation design was utilized to conduct this study. Sample: Convenience sample consisted of 76 nurses who worked at the previously mentioned setting. Tools: Two tools were used for data collection; (a) organizational culture assessment questionnaire and (b) Innovative work behavior scale. Results: the study showed that, the highest mean score of nurses perception regarding organizational culture was related to organizational learning (2.51±19.15), while the lowest mean score was related to creating change (12.10±3.26). Also, the highest mean score of innovative work behavior were related to idea championing and idea implementation (8.46±1.91 and 12.30±2.76). Conclusion: more than half of staff nurses had positive perception regarding organizational culture, half of staff nurses had high innovative work behavior and there is a significant correlation between staff nurses perception regard organization culture and their innovative work behavior. Recommendations: it recommended that, enhance nurses organizational learning through designated in-service educational programs, reduce staff nurses resistance to change through communication and support innovation as a job requirement.
Fawzia Farouk Kamel,
Mervat Abd Elmonem Aref,
Staff Nurses Perception Toward Organizational Culture and Its Relation to Innovative Work Behavior at Critical Care Units, American Journal of Nursing Science.
Vol. 6, No. 3,
2017, pp. 251-260.
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