Swift Journal of Nursing and Midwifery (SJNM)
March 2016 Vol. 2(2), pp. 018-025
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Original Research Paper
Effect of Nurse's Supervisor's Leadership Style on Nurse's Job Satisfaction.
Dr. Mahaman MOUSSA*, Dr.Ahmad ABOSHAIQAH , RN,PhD, Mr. Abdulaziz ALOTAIBI
College of Nursing, King Saud University, P.O. BOX 642, Riyadh 11421, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
*Corresponding Author E-mail: email@example.com
Accepted 19th March, 2016
Aim: To explore the impact of nurse managers leadership styles on nurse job satisfaction in the Kind Saud University Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Background: Leadership style is perceived to be an important factor in hiring, retention and job satisfaction for nursing staff in healthcare facilities. Methods: Quantitative descriptive design was used. Bivariate correlations between leadership styles and job satisfaction were examined. Fifty supervisors and department heads and 220 staff nurses were recruited to participate in this study, which was conducted during the first quarter of 2014. Results: The results of this study indicate that managers or supervisors explore and utilize various leadership styles and combinations that would create a positive impact on nursing staff 'on-the-Job' attitudes and Performance. Conclusion: The leadership styles of the managers had little influence on the overall satisfaction of nurses in this setting. However the nurse managers were instrumental and successful in shaping the nurse’s work ethic.
Keywords: Health care, Nursing, Nurses, Leadership, Satisfaction, Saudi Arabia, Supervisor, managerRead [Full Text - PDF]