Relationship between organizational climate and empowerment of nurses in Menoufiya hospitals, Egypt

G A El-Salam, M M Ibrahim, M M Mohsen, S E Hassanein
Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal  
One factor influencing the outcome of care may be the nursing staffs experience of organizational work climate. We compared organizational climate and nurse's empowerment in specialty units at 2 hospitals in Egypt. Data were collected from 164 diploma school staff nurses using 2 tools: the situational outlook questionnaire to assess organizational climate and the psychological empowerment in the workplace questionnaire. There was no statistically significant difference in the level of
more » ... onal climate between the 2 hospitals, which the majority of nurses classified as moderate. Most nurses reported a moderate level of empowerment in both hospitals and there was a statistically significant positive correlation between organizational climate and nurse's empowerment.
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