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The Relation between Nurses’ Work Environment and Workplace Bullying
Authors: Ebtesam Saeed Ahmed Abd-Elrhaman, and Aya Ghoneimy Hasanin Ghoneimy
Year: 2019
Keywords: Work environment, workplace bullying, PES-NWI and NAQ-R.
Journal: IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science (IOSR-JNHS)
Volume: 8
Issue: 2
Pages: 1-12
Publisher: Not Available
Local/International: International
Paper Link: Not Available
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Work environment is the crucial fact and challenge for the nurses as it recognizes contributions of nurses to clinical care, promotes executive level nursing leadership, and empowers nurse' participation in clinical decision-making. Workplace bullying is one of the most significant issues in today’s organizational life. Nurses experience various kinds of workplace bullying depending on their work environment as the authoritative and strict hierarchical organizational atmosphere in hospitals justifies workplace bullying. Aim: The present study aimed to examine the relation between nurses' work environment and workplace bullying. Research Design: Descriptive correlational design was utilized. Study Setting: the study was conducted in all inpatient's units of medical, surgical departments and critical care units at Benha University Hospital. The study sample was: A purposive sample of staff nurses (275) after conducting sample size from the above mentioned setting. Tools of data collection: Two tools were used: (1) The Perceived Environment Scale - Nursing Work Index (PES-NWI) and (2) The Negative Acts Questionnaire- Revised (NAQ-R). Results: The findings of this study showed that more than half of staff nurses (52.0%) perceived their work environment as average. Also, the highest percentage (73.8 %) of staff nurses were severely bullied regarding to personal related bullying. Conclusion: The study concluded that there was a statistically significant negative correlation was found between work environment and workplace bullying among nurses. Recommendation: It was recommended that hospital administration should involve nurses in work related decisions, and developing of a reliable and valid instrument for measuring workplace bullying, and that is sensitive to the characteristics of the nursing occupation

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