J Korean Clin Nurs Res.  2017 Apr;23(1):110-119. 10.22650/JKCNR.2017.23.1.110.

Validity Test of K-SKAGOAO for Korean Nursing Groups and the Relationship of Nursing Group Power and Job Satisfaction, Organizational Commitment, Organizational Performance

Affiliations
  • 1Professor, Graduate School of Clinical Nursing Science, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea.
  • 2Clinical Professor, Graduate School of Clinical Nursing Science, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea. jhee.jung@samsung.com
  • 3iversity, Bucheon, Korea.
  • 4Investigator, Research Institute for Clinical Nursing Science, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

PURPOSE
The purpose of this study was to test validity and reliability of the Korean-Sieloff King Assessment of Group Outcome Attainment within organization in Korea (K-SKAGOAO), and also to explore the relationship of Korean nursing group power and job satisfaction, organizational commitment, organizational performance.
METHODS
Participants were 481 nurse managers, nurse unit managers or staff nurses with over 7 years experience. Data were collected by post mail and analyzed using descriptive statistics, ANOVA, Kruskal-Wallis test, Tukey test, and Spearman's correlation.
RESULTS
Content Validity Index was over .82 and Cronbach's α coefficient for the K-SKAGOAO was .97. The mean score for Korean nursing group power was 136.77 among the total participants, 139.89 among nurse managers, 136.74 among nurse unit managers and 132.47 among staff nurses. These results showed high nursing group power in Korea nursing organization in hospitals. There was also a significant difference according to nurse position (p=.003). Korean nursing group power was positively related to job satisfaction, organizational commitment, and organizational performance.
CONCLUSION
Findings show that the K-SKAGOAO has validity and reliability. Nursing groups can use the K-SKAGOAO to evaluate the nursing group power of each nursing organization and to develop strategies to improve nursing power and nursing outcomes.

Keyword

Nursing Group Power; Job Satisfaction; Commitment; Performance

MeSH Terms

Humans
Job Satisfaction*
Korea
Nurse Administrators
Nursing*
Postal Service
Reproducibility of Results
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