The Key Motivator for Retention of Staff Nurses


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The Key Motivator for Retention of Staff Nurses
Quality of Work Environment and Leadership Role
Recruitment and retention are significant issues and are becoming more proponed with the urgent needs that an aging population is bringing to the health care system. Recruitment and retention are interrelated and this fact is the basis for the proposed study. While certain nurses are leaving, many are remaining and both nursing students and graduates are assessing units based on those trends and the conditions they witness on a unit (Newton & Kelly, 2009). It is therefore important to examine nurses’ attitudes and reactions along with the effectiveness of leadership in the situation.
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.....urses, the most influential factors in their decision to stay are most likely to be the support they receive from leadership and the degree of control they have over their work environment.
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