Factors Influencing Professional Behavior of Staff Nurses
Review TypeAbstract Review Only: Reviewed by Event Host
Repository Posting Date2016-03-21T16:32:22Z
Author DetailsSopida Lorjai, RN; Areewan Oumtanee, RN, PhD; Duanphen Konlakit, RN
Lead Author Sigma AffliationNon-member
Session presented on Monday, November 9, 2015 and Tuesday, November 10, 2015: The purpose of this research is to analyze selected factors affecting professional behavior. The selected factors composed of psychological empowerment, Achievement Motive and personal factor including age and marital status. A sample of 386 staff nurses at working in government university hospitals, Thailand with 1 year working experience were selected by using multi-stage sampling. Psychological empowerment of Spreitzer, Achievement Motive of McClelland were used as a conceptual framework and developed study questionnaires. Those questionnaire were tested for content validity and reliability with alpha of .90 , .92, .96, and .96 respectively. Results from statistic analysis revealed the followings: Model 1: The variables that explain professional behavior are psychological empowerment and Achievement Motive. There are accounted for 57.1% of the variance. Model 2: The variable that explain Achievement Motive is education of bachelor degree. It is accounted for 2.4% of the variance. Model 3: The variables that explain psychological empowerment are education of Master degree and age. They are accounted for 9.8% of the variance. According to path analysis, professional behavior is affected by psychological empowerment (direct effects), Achievement Motive (direct effect) and age and education (indirect effects).
Description43rd Biennial Convention 2015 Theme: Serve Locally, Transform Regionally, Lead Globally.`
Conference Name43rd Biennial Convention
Conference HostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference LocationLas Vegas, Nevada, USA
Date of Publication2016-03-21
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