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dc.contributor.authorGeyer, Nelouise-Marie
dc.contributor.authorCoetzee, Siedine K.
dc.contributor.authorEllis, Suria M.
dc.contributor.authorUys, Leana R.
dc.date.accessioned2018-11-08T09:28:20Z
dc.date.available2018-11-08T09:28:20Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.citationGeyer, N.-M. et al. 2018. Relationship of nurses’ intrapersonal characteristics with work performance and caring behaviors: a cross‐sectional study. Nursing & health sciences, 20(3):370-379. [https://doi.org/10.1111/nhs.12416]en_US
dc.identifier.issn1441-0745
dc.identifier.issn1442-2018 (Online)
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10394/31682
dc.identifier.urihttps://doi.org/10.1111/nhs.12416
dc.identifier.urihttps://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/nhs.12416
dc.description.abstractThis study aimed to describe intrapersonal characteristics (professional values, personality, empathy, and job involvement), work performance as perceived by nurses, and caring behaviors as perceived by patients, and to examine the relationships among these variables. A cross‐sectional design was employed. A sample was recruited of 218 nurses and 116 patients in four private hospitals and four public hospitals. Data were collected using self‐report measures. Data analysis included descriptive statistics, exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses, hierarchical linear modelling, correlations, and structural equation modeling. Nurses perceived their work performance to be of high quality. Among the intrapersonal characteristics, nurses had high scores for professional values, and moderately high scores for personality, empathy and job involvement. Patients perceived nurses' caring behaviors as moderately high. Professional values of nurses were the only selected intrapersonal characteristic with a statistically significant positive relationship, of practical importance, with work performance as perceived by nurses and with caring behaviors as perceived by patients at ward level. Managers can enhance nurses' work performance and caring behaviors through provision of in‐service training that focuses on development of professional valuesen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherWileyen_US
dc.subjectCaring behavioren_US
dc.subjectEmpathyen_US
dc.subjectJob involvementen_US
dc.subjectProfessional valuesen_US
dc.subjectSouth Africaen_US
dc.subjectWork performanceen_US
dc.titleRelationship of nurses’ intrapersonal characteristics with work performance and caring behaviors: a cross‐sectional studyen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.contributor.researchID10188908 - Ellis, Susanna Maria
dc.contributor.researchID12862231 - Coetzee-Knobloch, Siedine


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