Transformational Leadership and Staff Nurses' Intent to Stay
Repository Posting Date2016-03-17T12:53:38Z
Author(s)Alsadaan, Nourah Abdalaziz
Author DetailsNourah Abdalaziz Alsadaan, RN
Lead Author Sigma AffliationNon-member
Other Title(s)Factors Affecting Nurse Satisfaction and Retention
Session presented on Saturday, July 25, 2015: Purpose: To examine the relationship between transformational leadership and staff nurses' intent to stay Methods: Published research articles between 2000 and 2014 that examined transformational leadership (behaviours) and staff nurses' intent to stay were selected from 6 electronic databases, including the EMBASE, ERIC, PSYCHINFO, SCOPUS, MEDLINE (OVID) and Academic Search Complete. In consultation with a health librarian, databases were accessed using key words: transformational leadership, retention, nurs* Results: The higher nurses rated their manager as having transformational leadeeship style, the lower was the unit tuRNer rate. Studies indicated that transformational leadership style was positively associated with staff nurses' intent to stay at work. Conclusion: This study supported a positive relationship between transformational leadership and staff nurses intention to stay at their current positions. Nurse managers should be appropriately equipped with the best leadership skills using the transformational model.