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"An 18-Years Longitudinal Study of Work Demands, Health, Job Satisfaction and Turnover among Nurses"

Amit Kramer, Jooyeon Son

Academy of Management Proceedings | Academy of Management | Published : 2014

Abstract

Health care professionals are employed in a complex, stressful, and sometimes hazardous work environment. Studies on the health of health care professionals tend to estimate the effects of short-term health outcomes that are easy to observe on employee attitudes and performance. Only scant attention has been given to work characteristics that are controlled by employers and employees and their relationship to long term employees’ health, attitudes, and organizational outcomes. The authors therefore focus on data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY79) and estimate the relationship between work characteristics, long-term physical health, job satisfaction and turnover of 245 re..

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