J Korean Acad Nurs Adm.  2010 Jun;16(2):180-189.

The Structural Model about Impact of Nurse's Career Management, Career Plateau, Career Satisfaction on Career Commitment

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  • 1College of Nursing, Chonbuk University, Korea. happymoon7777@hanmail.net

Abstract

PURPOSE
This study was designed to construct a model which explains the career management, career plateau and career satisfaction of the factors influencing the career commitment of nurses. METHOD: The data collection was conducted from Aug. 24, 2009 to Sep. 22, 2009 through self-reported questionaries. Participants were 441 nurses who had worked in 2 national university hospitals, 1 university hospitals, and 1 hospitals founded by business enterprises. The data was analyzed by SPSS 12.0 and AMOS 15.0 for structural model.
RESULTS
Career commitment was directly impacted by career management, career plateau, career satisfaction. The predictable variables of the hypothetical model explained 28.4% of career commitment. Career commitment was significantly influenced by career management, career plateau, career satisfaction.
CONCLUSION
The results of study suggest that some strategies are needed which focus on career management, career plateau and career satisfaction in order to promote the nurse's career commitment.

Keyword

Nurse; Career; Commitment; Satisfaction

MeSH Terms

Commerce
Data Collection
Hospitals, University
Models, Structural
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