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NPWJM 2015, 2(3): 93-100 Back to browse issues page
The relationship between productivity and quality of working life in nurses of AJA Hospitals in Tehran
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Introduction: Productivity of nurses is very important that affect productivity of organization and result to change care quality and health promotion of clients. Probably, quality of working life is one of effective factors on productivity. If the relationship between them becomes apparent, managers can provide conditions for nurses to be more productive. Objective: The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship productivity and quality of working life in nurses of AJA Hospitals in Tehran. Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study was carried out on 322 clinical nurses working in AJA hospitals in Tehran. The subjects were recruited by multi-stages sampling method in 2012-2013. Data was collected by using the Persian version of Productivity questionnaire and quality of working life’s questionnaire, and then analyzed by SPSS software. Results: Findings showed that most nurses (35.1%) obtained high productivity score. Most nurses (48.1%) reported very high effectiveness. Also, most of them (52.5%) obtained desirable and very desirable score in commitment dimension. In dimension of presence for patients, 47.2% of nurses also received very desirable score. Findings showed that most nurses (35.1%) obtained high productivity score. Pearson correlation coefficient indicated a statistical positive relationship between total productivity score and quality of working life (p<0.05). Discussion and conclusion: It is advised that managers pay more attention to quality of working life in nurses and use useful motivators for them to increase quality of working life.
Keywords: Nurse, Quality of working life, Productivity
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/01/11 | Accepted: 2015/01/11 | Published: 2015/01/11


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