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  • Date
  • Title
    Relationships of Work and Practice Environment to Professional Burnout: Testing a Causal Model
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Nursing Research
  • Year
  • Author
    Leiter M P and Laschinger H K S
  • Description
    [Excerpt from publisher]Objective: To test a nursing worklife model that defined structured relationships among professional practice environment qualities and burnout. Results: A causal model was used to confirm the factor structure of the Professional Environment Scale (NWI-PES) on a subset of NWI items and the factor structure of the MBI-HSS. The analysis provided support for a structural model (nursing worklife model) linking the five worklife factors used to define a fundamental role for nursing leadership in determining the quality of worklife regarding policy involvement, staffing levels, support for a nursing model of care, and physician-nurse relationships. The analysis supported a direct path (negatively weighted) from staffing to emotional exhaustion and a direct path (positively weighted) from nursing model of care to personal accomplishment.
  • Categories
    Nursing Human Resources Management, Work Environment
  • Keywords
    burnout; work-life balance; job satisfaction; working conditions
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