The Effects of Clinical Nurse's Emotional Intelligence and Core Self-evaluation on Career Commitment

임상간호사의 정서지능과 핵심자기평가가 경력몰입에 미치는 영향

  • 조옥희 (공주대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 유양숙 (가톨릭대학교 간호대학) ;
  • 황경혜 (수원과학대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2018.06.27
  • Accepted : 2018.09.20
  • Published : 2018.09.28


The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of clinical nurse's emotional intelligence (EI) and core self-evaluation (CSE) on career commitment. Subjects were 462 clinical nurses at two general hospitals in Seoul, and survey was conducted from May to July, 2017. Data were analyzed by t-test, ANOVA, Pearson's correlation coefficients and stepwise multiple regression analysis. The results showed that career commitment was correlated with EI or CSE (r=.28, p<.001; r=.34, p<.001). EI was correlated with CSE (r=.44, p<.001). CSE, spouse status, EI, position, subjective health status, and working department were identified as the factors affecting the clinical nurse's career commitment ($R^2=.21$). To improve career commitment, it is necessary to assess clinical nurse's EI and CSE according to subjective health status, and to be considered marriage, position, and working department in developing a career convergence program.


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