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Keywords

organizational commitment, positive work environment, recruitment and retention, retention, workforce shortages

 

Authors

  1. Manion, Jo PhD, RN, CNAA, FAAN

Abstract

One of the most significant challenges facing any health care leader today is that of building commitment among followers. The last decade, with its tumultuous changes in our organizations, left many employees emotionally detached from their workplace. Mistrust, increasing cynicism, escalating financial pressures, and continuing challenges adversely impact our workforce's organizational commitment. The author explores the concept of commitment, which can serve as a basis for developing practical effective retention strategies.