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Keywords

nurses, schedules, work

 

Authors

  1. Havlovic, Stephen J.
  2. Lau, Dora C.
  3. Pinfield, Lawrence T.

Abstract

Prior studies on alternative work schedules have focused primarily on the main effects of compressed work weeks and shift work on individual outcomes. This study explores the combined effects of alternative and preferred work schedules on nurses' satisfaction with their work schedules, perceived patient care quality, and interferences with their personal lives.