The Impact of Nurses' Emotional Labor on Job Satisfaction and Burnout
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Emotional labor is one of the bases that organizations earn profits. Nursing care needs high emotional labor to offer health care to patients. Among health carers that emphasize a lot on emotional labor, nurses are especially required to include emotional labor as very important parts of their jobs.
|Study Design:||Time Perspective: Prospective|
|Official Title:||The Impact of Nurses' Emotional Labor on Job Satisfaction and Burnout|
|Study Start Date:||March 2011|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||December 2011|
This study intends to investigate the association among emotional labor, job satisfaction, and burnout. Furthermore, the moderating effect of job stress , job involvement and emotional intelligence will be studied. The study population includes all nurses (N=18,446) of Taiwan's medical centers. Of which, 20% of randomly selected six medical centers will be delivered a questionnaire in order to further analyze the association of study variables.
The level of emotional labor, burnout, job satisfaction, job stress, job involvement and emotional intelligence of the study samples collected from questionnaires will be analyzed by using descriptive statistics, variance analyses, and SEM techniques in order to understand more the associations among study variables. Results of this study are expected to work as references to improve job satisfaction and decrease the level of burnout of nurses.