Volume 27, Issue 88 (June 2014)                   IJN 2014, 27(88): 46-55 | Back to browse issues page

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Mohamadzadeh Nojehdehi M, Rafii F, Ashghali-Farahani M, Bahrani N. Comparing Nurses’ Intention to Leave in Hospitals of Execute/non -Execute Organizational Excellence Model. IJN. 2014; 27 (88) :46-55
URL: http://ijn.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1800-en.html
Associate Professor, Center for Nursing Care Research, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran (Corresponding author). Tell: +98 21 88882885 Email: Farahani.ma@iums.ac.ir
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  Background & Aim: Considering the role of nurses in health organizations and the transcendent goals of organization, their intention to leave is among the most important managerial concerns of human resource management. The aim of this study was to determine and compare nurses’ intention to leave in hospitals of execute/non -execute organizational excellence model in Tehran University of Medical Sciences.

  Material & Methods: This comparative descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted in 2013. The study population included all nurses working in hospitals of execute/non-execute organizational excellence model in Tehran University of Medical Sciences. A total of 248 nurses were selected by random stratified sampling method. Data was collected by Hinshaw “ Turnover Prediction Scale ” and analyzed by descriptive and inferential statistics ( Independent T-Test ) using SPSS-PC (v. 17).

  Results: The results showed that the mean score of intention to leave in the nurses working in hospitals of execute/non-execute excellence model was 33.64 ± 5.58 and 35.59 ± 4.94 respectively. Moreover, the findings revealed that 21.6 % and 18.7 % of the studied nurses from non-execute and execute hospitals had a high level of intention to leave respectively. The independent “t “test indicated significant difference in the mean score of turnover intention (P = 0.004).

Conclusion: According to the findings, it can be concluded that the organizational excellence models by providing an appropriate activity context for nurses and enhancement of their motivation and satisfaction, could prevent their intention to leave.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: nursing
Received: 2014/03/15 | Accepted: 2014/06/7 | Published: 2014/07/8

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