The Relationship between Head-NurseÃ¢ÂÂs Managerial Skills and NursesÃ¢ÂÂ Turnover Intention in Private Hospitals
Nasiripour AA1, Tabibi SJ2 and Mokhtari R3*
1 Associate Professor, Department of Health Services management, Science and Research Branch , Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
2 Professor, Department of Health Services management, Science and Research Branch , Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
3 Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
- Corresponding Author:
- Reyhane Mokhtari
Science and Research Branch
Islamic Azad University
PO Box 14515-775, Tehran, Iran
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: January 17, 2014; Accepted date: January 23, 2014; Published date: January 25, 2014
Citation: Nasiripour AA, Tabibi SJ, Mokhtari R (2014) The Relationship between Head-Nurse's Managerial Skills and Nurses' Turnover Intention in Private Hospitals. Health Care Current Reviews 2:117. doi:10.4172/hccr.1000117
Copyright: © 2014 Nasiripour AA, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Background: Nurses` Turnover Intention is one the most important problems of human recourses management in a hospital setting. Aim: To determine the relationship of head nurse’s managerial skills and nurse employees’ turnover intention in Tehran private hospitals. Materials and Methods: The population of this study includes the whole nurses of Tehran private hospitals (N= 10.000). The samples has been considered 370 people based on Morgan table sampling. Cluster method has been used in this study. Firstly, Tehran has been divided into 5 zones (areas) of north, south, east, west and centre. Then, 3 hospitals have been chosen randomly in each zone (area) and 30 questionnaires were distributed among the nurses in accessible and available manner in each hospital and then they were collected. The Regression have been used for testing of the hypothesis of the research. Results: There was a positive coefficient which is between technical, humane, perceptional variants has connection with turnover intention`s variant. The positive coefficient of technical variant (-4.07), human variant (-4.83) and perceptional variant (-2.84) with turnover intention`s variant demonstrated that this relationship is positive and significant. Conclusion: Nursing management can play an important role in decreasing of nurse employees` turnover intention by particular concern and attention of the ones who are responsible in nurse training.