Initials Impact of Nursing Manager Perception of Empowerment and Years of Experience on Resistance to Change in Practice

Nadia Kiran, Muhammad Afzal, Muhammad Hussain, Syed Amir Gilani


Introduction:  Nurse Managers play a vital role to maintain an organization. They are responsible for nursing employment, ward management and other routine managerial activities. The nation is divided between knowledge and ignorance.  Human resources management plays a significant role in any organization. The main challenge in human resources management is capable and knowledgeable employee. Today it is a world of competition and day by day new policies are made and implemented in any business. Changes are inevitable in any organization. During the process of change every organization has to face resistance by the employees.Objective: The objective of study to check Impact of Nursing Manager Perception of Empowerment and Years of Experience on Resistance to Change in PracticeMaterial and methods: a descriptive correlational study was conducted to the impact of nursing manager perception of empowerment and years of experience on resistance to change in practice. The target population 150 and the study was conducted on head nurses of different hospitals. Participants were asked to fill demographic and conditions for work effectiveness questionnaire (CWEQ-II) and resistance to change scale.

Conclusion: according to this study the perception of empowerment in nursing managers has significant relationship with resistance to change. As the perception of empowerment increases the degree of resistance decreases. In current health system, it is necessary to develop perception empowerment that has proven to effective to decrease resistance to change in practice among nurses.

Keywords: Nursing Manager, Empowerment, and Experience and Resistance to Change

DOI: 10.7176/JHMN/62-11

Publication date:May 31st 2019


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