PERCEPTION OF LEADERSHIP STYLE ON WORK COMMITMENT AMONG NURSES

Authors

  • Dr. Masood Hassan Institute of Business Management (IoBM), Karachi
  • Urooj Azmat Institute of Business Management (IoBM), Karachi
  • Zahra Hussain Institute of Business Management (IoBM), Karachi

Keywords:

Leadership Style, Work Commitment, Nurses. Perception, Thematic Analysis Method

Abstract

Valuable nursing management stimulates staff withholding, job
contentment, loyalty, workplace culture and patient satisfaction with nursing
services. The purpose of this study is to understand the perception of leadership
style on work commitment among nurses who are working in a hospital in
Pakistan. The objectives that guided the study were to investigate whether nurses
perceive their managers being leaders in their organization, how nurses think
the leaders can affect their work commitment, qualities of a leader and factors
increasing work dedication. In-depth qualitative interviews’ procedure has been
done with the nurses of a hospital in Karachi, Pakistan. The study followed the
qualitative research approach. Thematic Analysis method was used in the study
with 22 participants. Overall, the results imply that the hospital guiding
principles should be obliged to work on leadership styles of managers with
empowerment to enhance work commitment among nurses. The findings of this
study may contribute to the healthcare hospital by upgrading the insightful
influences of leadership styles on work commitment amid nursing staff.

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Published

31-12-2021

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