Workplace Spirituality as Perceived by Nurse Managers and its Relationship with Leadership Practices

abd rabou, dr hanaa ; Mona ,H.Abdel Aal


Background: Values that have long been considered spiritual ideals, such as integrity, honesty, and humility; have been demonstrated to have an effect on leadership success. Similarly, practices traditionally associated with spirituality as demonstrated in daily life have also been shown to be connected to leadership effectiveness. Aim: this study aimed to assess workplace spirituality as perceived by nurse managers and its relationship with leadership practices Design: correlational design was used in this study. Setting: this study was conducted at Ain Shams University Hospitals and Institute of Psychiatry. Subjects: sample size was 97 nurse managers included in this study. Tools of data collection: Iconsisted of part I- Socio-demographic characteristics as, age, sex, qualifications, hospital, and years of working in nursing career, years of experience in management part 2- workplace spirituality scale and II- leadership practice inventory were used for data collection. Results: approximately two thirds of nurse managers had high workplace spirituality level: also, two thirds of nurse managers have good level of leadership practices. Conclusion: there were statistically significant positive correlation between leadership practices dimensions and workplace spirituality dimensions among nurse managers. Recommendations: top management must communicate the vision to nurse managers in a way that is consistent with the vision and providing training programs for newly hired nurse managers to facilitate their induction and enhancing their leadership practices. Key words: workplace spirituality- nurse managers- leadership practices

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Keywords workplace spirituality;nurse managers;leadership practices
Issue Date Aug-2017
Publisher Hanaa ,M. Abdrabou
Journal Scientific Journal of Assiut  Volume (5) Number (11).

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