Journal article

The impact of role discrepancy on nurses' intention to quit their jobs

Miyuki Takase, Phillip Maude, Elizabeth Manias

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NURSING | WILEY | Published : 2006

Abstract

AIMS AND OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of role discrepancy on nurses' intention to quit their jobs. BACKGROUND: Nurses experience role discrepancy, which refers to incompatibility between the roles nurses desire and expect to take, and the roles they actually engage in at work. However, there is a paucity of information as to how this role discrepancy affects nurses' intention to quit their jobs. DESIGN: A correlational design was used to investigate the impact of role discrepancy on nurses' intention to quit their jobs. METHODS: A total of 346 Australian nurses participated in this study by completing questionnaires. The results were analysed by t-test, ..

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