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MCS 2019, 5(3): 182-191 Back to browse issues page
Turnover Intention of Nurses Working in the Selected Military Hospitals in Tehran
Rahmati. R Mr 1, Pishgouei. SAH2 , Zareiyan. A3, Atashzadeh Shoorideh. F Miss4
1- MSc Student in Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
2- (Corresponding Author) Ph.D. in Nursing, Assistant Professor, Nursing Care Department, Faculty of Nursing, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
3- Ph.D. in Nursing Education, Associate Professor, Health Community Department, Faculty of Nursing, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
4- Ph.D. in Nursing, Associate Professor, Nursing Management Department, Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Abstract:   (1345 Views)
Introduction: Nurses play crucial roles in the health system, but their intention to leave service is one of the biggest challenges of today’s life. There has been a plenty of research emphasizing on the effect of leadership upon the creation of such a phenomenon.
Objective: The present study aimed to investigate the role of training the transformational leadership approach presented to head nurses to see whether they stick to their intention for  leaving the  service or not.
Materials and Methods: This study is a clinical trial, single-group, pre-test and post-test study conducted on 30 nurses in one military hospital and 14 ones in another military hospital in Tehran. In this study, within  a three- week -12 sessions , the head-nurses of the transformational leadership style were trained and after eight weeks , the Henishaw and Atwood service leave predicting scale and multivariate leadership style questionnaires were used. Data were analyzed using SPSS 20 and Paired t-pair and independent t-test test.
Results: The results showed that there was not any  significant difference in head nurse leadership style before and after the intervention in nurses’ viewpoints. Moreover, the leadership style had been abandoned. According to this study, nurses are highly intended to leave their service.
Discussion and Conclusion: The leadership style of the head nurses has a lot to do with the intention of service leave, and many studies have highlighted the importance of transformational leadership style. For this reason, the training of managers in leadership issues and the use of appropriate leadership styles should be continuously done using a variety of effective learning methods so as to change their attitudes, insights, and performance.

IRCT Code: IR.AJAUMS.REC.1396.36
Keywords: Management, Nurses, Training, Transformational Leadership Style, Turnover.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/09/7 | Accepted: 2018/10/16
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R R, SAH P, A Z, F A S. Turnover Intention of Nurses Working in the Selected Military Hospitals in Tehran. MCS. 2019; 5 (3) :182-191
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