Development of the Japanese Version of the Nursing Work Empowerment Scale

Minako Sasaki, Katsuya Kanda
2011 Journal of Japan Academy of Nursing Science  
Kanter argued that employees come to express their situations through their behaviors, and opportunity and power may explain a large number of discrete individual responses to organizations. Based on Kanter s theory, Laschinger et al. developed the Nursing Work Empowerment Scale, which includes the Conditions of Work Effectiveness Questionnaire CWEQ I. Objectives The purpose of this study is to develop a Japanese version of the Nursing Work Empowerment Scale and to test its utility. Methods
more » ... r obtaining permission, we developed the Japanese version of the Nursing Work Empowerment Scale by translating and back-translating the CWEQ I. We invited nursing staff from five hospitals N 1,511 to submit answers to the questionnaire. Results We received responses from a total of 1,145 nursing staff response rate 76% .
doi:10.5630/jans.31.2_52 fatcat:55iaecaj7jbnxkjfhz7ror4sdi