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Job Satisfaction among Korean Nurses: A Literature Review
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  • Journal title : Journal of muscle and joint health
  • Volume 20, Issue 3,  2013, pp.235-246
  • Publisher : Korean Society of Muscle and Joint Health
  • DOI : 10.5953/JMJH.2013.20.3.235
 Title & Authors
Job Satisfaction among Korean Nurses: A Literature Review
Jeong, Gyeong Sun; Jung, Myun Sook;
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 Abstract
Purpose: This study systematically reviewed the research literature on nurse job satisfaction to suggest directions for further research. Methods: A total of 98 articles published in the journals registered in National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) from January 2000 to August 2013 were included for the final analysis. Results: The number of published papers related to nurse job satisfaction has increased annually. The most frequently used instrument to measure nurse job satisfaction was 'The Index of Work Satisfaction'developed by Slavitt et al. (1978). 'Personal Perception/Attitude' was the strongest predictor influencing on nurse job satisfaction (41 times, 38.0%). Organizational commitment, turnover intention, nursing performance, job stress, and organizational performance were commonly used as outcome variables related to nurse job satisfaction. Conclusion: Further research is needed to analyze diverse influential factors on nurse job satisfaction. In addition, it is also needed to develop an intervention program which can improve nurse job satisfaction.
 Keywords
Job satisfaction;Nurses;
 Language
Korean
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