• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2015, Volume: 8, Issue: Supplementary 8, Pages: 1-5

Original Article

A Study on AQ (Adversity Quotient), Job Satisfaction and Turnover Intention According to Work Units of Clinical Nursing Staffs in Korea


The objectives of this study are to identify the relationship between AQ (Adversity Quotient), job satisfaction and turnover intentionaccording toworkdepartmentof clinical staffnurse inKorea.262staffnurses (255Female and7male)withamean age of 27.91 years old was analyzed. The general ward unit of participants was 48.2% and special unit of them was 51.8%. A structured self–reported questionnaire was used to assess Sociodemographics, AQ, job satisfaction and turnover intention. Data analysis was done for descriptive analysis, T-test, ANOVA test and correlation analysis. AQ and job satisfaction were significantly high score among special unit’s nurses than general ward’s (AQ; t=.-1.874, p=.025, Job satisfaction; t= -2.44, p=.015). But turnover intention was not explained significantly difference. The correlation between AQ and job satisfaction looked significant. Also, job satisfaction and turnover intention were significantly correlated. Therefore, minimizing the turnover intention to increase the job satisfactionwill be considered in order to reduce turnover rate of nurses for increasing efficient hospital administration and nursing productivity and also increasing nursing contribution in hospital organization.
Keywords: Adversity, Job Satisfaction, Turnover


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