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Background : High turnover of nurses affect the quality of patient care and the cost of healthcare. Nurses’ tranformational leasership and work experiences correlate to their retention or change of employment status.Objective: To study the relationship among tranformational leadership , work experiences and organization commitment. Design : Descriptive correlation research
Setting Surgery and Orthopedic Department in Srinagarin Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University
Subjects : A sample of thirty professional nurses with working experiences more than year.
Measurements : Using the questionaire consisted of four parts : personal data, transformation leadership, work experiences and organization commitment. Analyse the data were used frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, Peason’s Product Moment Correlation.
Results : Mean scores of tranformational leadership (`X =3.99 , S.D.= 2.51) , work experiences (`X =4.05 , S.D.= 3.29 ) and organization commitment (`X =3.8 , S.D.= 0.66 ) were at high levels. Tranformational leadership and work experiences were moderately positive correlated to organizational commitment ( r = 0.436, r = 0.648 ) respectively.
Conclusion : Tranformational leadership and working experiences were essential factors that enhance organization commitment. Nurse administrators should help their staff to build leadership and should establish a good organizational climate.
Key words Organization Commitment, Tranformational Leadership and Work Experiences.
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