Job Autonomy and Organizational Citizenship Behavior among Staff Nurses

abd rabou, dr hanaa 


Introduction: Concretely, owing enough job autonomy, an employee would realize he could control working performance, as strong sense of achievement and responsibility would prompt his organizational citizenship behavior (OCB). Besides, Positive performance feedback would push an employee to learn from his effectiveness, and continue to improve his behavior, including organizational citizenship behavior (OCB). Aim: this study aimed to investigate the relationship between job autonomy and organizational citizenship behavior among staff nurses. Design: a descriptive,correlational design was used. Setting: this study was conducted at Ain Shams university hospitals. Subjects: Two hundred forty three staff nurses were included in the study. Tools of data collection: Job autonomy questionnaire sheet and organizational citizenship behavior scale were used to collect data for this study. Results: less than half of staff nurses had low level of job autonomy; also, slightly less than half of them had low level regarding organizational citizenship behavior. Conclusion: there was statistically significant positive correlation between staff nurses level of job autonomy and organizational citizenship behavior. Recommendations: organizations have to map out strategies for enhancing organizational citizenship behavior, Increase nurse participation in patient care and conditions of work decisions. Keywords: Job autonomy, Organizational citizenship behavior & Staff nurses

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Keywords Job autonomy;Organizational citizenship behavior & Staff nurses
Issue Date Oct-2017
Publisher Hanaa ,M.Abd rabou
Conference The 13th International Conference of Faculty of Nursing / Ain Shams University 

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