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dc.contributor.authorSleeth, Carolyn Cunningham
dc.date.accessioned2019-08-20T23:51:10Z
dc.date.available2019-08-20T23:51:10Z
dc.date.issued1986-06
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dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10675.2/622596
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of. this study was to e~amine the relationship between the degree and type of role conflict and rol~ ambiguity experienced by top, mid, and first level nurse administrat~rs and the nurse administrator's hierarchical level in hospital organizationso A descriptive correlational design was employedo Th~ subj~tts consisted of 119 nurse administrators who participated in an administrative staff development program in 4 local hospitals Demographic data and role conflict and ambiguity scores were obtained· from information on self-report questionnaires tha~ were administered prior to imple~entation of the program. Role conflict and role ambiguit~ were calculated from.the · Role Conflict and Ambiguity Scale devised by Rizzo, House and Lirtzman (1970). Analy~is of variance techniques were utilized to determine differences in the administrative group scores on role conflict and role ambiguity. Descriptive statistics were employed in additional analysis . to describe different types of role conflict the subjects were experiencing. No significant relationship was foun~ between the degree and _type· of role conflict experienced by the nurse administrators and their hierarchical level in thehospital organizations. Mid level nurse administrators reported significantly less role· a~biguity thari did top and first level administrators. All groups demonstrated distinct patterns ot role conflict type experiences.en_US
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dc.subjectNurse Administratorsen_US
dc.subjectSelf Reporten_US
dc.subjectEmploymenten_US
dc.titleole conflict and ambiguity experienced by nurse administrators in hospital organizationsen_US
dc.typeDissertationen_US
dc.typeDissertationen
dc.contributor.departmentSchool of NUrsingen_US
dc.description.advisorCommittee Chair: Echols, Janeen_US
dc.description.degreeMaster of Scienceen_US
dc.description.committeeMonnig, Regina Broome, Marion Lowenstein, Arleneen_US
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