Organizational Culture and Organizational Support as Factors Affecting the Innovative Behaviors of General Hospital Nurses

Yu Kyung Ko, Soyoung Yu, Kyeong Hwa Kang
2015 Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing Administration  
Purpose: The aim of this study was to identify the effects of organizational culture and organizational support on the innovative behavior of general hospital nurses. Methods: The participants in this study were 356 nurses, working in hospitals in Seoul, Gyeonggi and Gangwon Provinces, and Daejeon City. Data were collected from June to August, 2012. A structured questionnaire was used for data collection and data was analyzed using the SPSS/WIN program. Results: The organizational culture
more » ... ional culture positively correlated with innovative behavior. The most significant predictors of innovative behavior were age, organizational support and hierarchy-oriented culture. Conclusion: These findings suggest that nurses' organizational culture and organizational support were linked to innovative behavior. Management-level workers in these hospitals should have the skills and strategies to develop nurses' innovative behavior and increases nurses' recognition of organizational support to achieve high performance through innovation. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/ by-nc/3.0), which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. 서 론 1. 연구의 필요성 현대 조직은 그 조직이 영리조직이든 비영리조직이든 혁신 을 중요한 미래의 성장 동력으로 인식하고 있다. 조직을 둘러 싸고 있는 환경은 끊임없이 변화하고 있고 변화 속도가 예측 하기 어려우리만큼 빠르며 조직 간 경쟁이 심화되고 있다. 이 러한 환경의 변화 속에서 조직은 생존과 성장을 위해 빠른 변 화를 수용하고 단순한 변화가 아닌 목적 지향적 혁신을 해야 한다[1]. 어느 조직이든 조직이 무엇인가 해내야 한다면 그것은 조직 구성원을 통해 실천된다. 왜냐하면 조직은 조직구성원의 수 없이 많은 활동에 의해 조직이 목표하는바, 지향하는 바를 달 성해 가기 때문이다. 조직구성원이 어떠한 사고를 하고 있으 며 어떻게 행동하는 가가 조직의 미래를 결정한다고 볼 수 있 ⓒ 2015 Korean Academy of Nursing Administration
doi:10.11111/jkana.2015.21.2.223 fatcat:ivqlapq4lff67j6kl3nux4mily