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The effects of emotionally intelligent leadership behaviour on emergency staff nurses' workplace empowerment and organizational commitment.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19289914     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The purpose of this study was to test a model exploring the relationships among emotionally intelligent leadership behaviour, workplace empowerment and commitment. A predictive, non-experimental design was used to test the model in a random sample of 300 emergency staff nurses working in Ontario. A path analysis supported the fully mediated hypothesized model (chi(2)=2.3, df=1, p > .05; CFI=.99, IFI=.99, RMSEA=.08). Perceived emotionally intelligent leadership behaviour had a strong direct effect on structural empowerment (beta=.54), which in turn had a strong direct effect on organizational commitment (beta=.61).
Carol Young-Ritchie; Heather K Spence Laschinger; Carol Wong
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nursing leadership (Toronto, Ont.)     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1910-622X     ISO Abbreviation:  Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont)     Publication Date:  2009  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-03-17     Completed Date:  2009-08-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101470760     Medline TA:  Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont)     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  70-85     Citation Subset:  N    
Medicine and Family Medicine Services, London Health Sciences Centre, London, ON, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Data Collection
Emergency Nursing / education*
Job Satisfaction
Middle Aged
Nurse's Role
Personnel Loyalty*
Personnel Management
Power (Psychology)*
Resource Allocation
Staff Development*

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