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Zahedi SM, Ghajarieh F. Relationship between Organizational Commitments and Nurses' Intention to Remain at Health Centers Affiliated to Army of the Islamic Republic of Iran. IJN. 2011; 24 (73) :19-26
URL: http://ijn.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1035-en.html

Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management, Institute for Management and Planning , smzahedi@yahoo.com
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  Background & Aim: Human resources are one of the most assets of organizations, and their intention to remain at organization is very important. This paper aims to examine the relationship between organizational commitment and nurses' intention to remain at health centers affiliated to Army of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  Material &Method: It was a descriptive correlational Study. The research population consisted of nurses working in health centers affiliated to Army of the Islamic Republic of Iran. One hundred and forty nurses were recruited by quota sampling. Data was collected by questionnaire and analyzed by Pearson Correlation Test using SPSS-PC (v.11).

  Results: There was a significant association between intention to remain and affective commitment (r=0.44) and also normative commitment (r=0.38) (P<0.001).

Conclusion: considering the findings, using approaches to enhance the level of affective and normative commitment would increase the possibility of intention to remain at work in nurses working in health centers of the Army of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: nursing
Received: 2012/02/20 | Accepted: 2014/08/25 | Published: 2014/08/25

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