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Development of Nursing Workplace Spirituality Instrument: Confirmatory Factor Analysis (간호일터영성척도의 확인적 요인분석)

  • Suk, Jung Won;Koh, Myung Suk
    • Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing Administration
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    • v.22 no.1
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    • pp.99-108
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    • 2016
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study was to develop a nursing workplace spirituality instrument. Methods: Using 44 preliminary items which were developed in a former study, a survey was done with 469 nurses working in 2 city general hospitals. Data were collected from September 19 to October 10, 2014 and were analyzed using statistical packages SPSS 18.0 and AMOS 18.0. Results: The finalized Nursing Workplace Spirituality instrument consisted of 32 items and 6 sub factors: meaning of nursing, relationship with colleagues, transcendency through nursing service, inner self, interaction between the workplace environments, and harmony between individual and organization. A seven-point Likert scale was employed, and achieving a higher score in a particular factor and sum of all scores indicated high factor and Nursing Workplace Spirituality. Conclusion: Findings indicate that with this instrument, it is possible to understand nursing organization's workplace spirituality. Therefore this instrument is recommended for use in hospitals.

Development of the Workplace Spirituality Belief Scale for Prospective Early Childhood Teacher (예비유아교사의 일터영성신념 척도 개발)

  • LEE, Kyeong-Hwa;JO, Jun-Oh;SIM, Eun-Joo
    • Journal of Fisheries and Marine Sciences Education
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    • v.27 no.5
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    • pp.1290-1302
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    • 2015
  • The aim of the study was to develop the scale for measuring prospective teacher's belief on workplace spirituality. The researchers revised the 'Workplace Spirituality Scale for Early Childhood Teacher (Lim, 2014)' into the draft of 'Workplace Spirituality Belief for Prospective Early Childhood Teacher (WSBS_PECT)' and then validated the draft of WSBS_PECT statistically. The data were collected from 664 prospective teachers participating 5 early childhood teacher programs. EFA, CFA, Correlations and some statistical methods were carried out for testing validity and reliability of the scale. As a result, the WSBS_PECT with 21 items of 4 factors - i.e. 'awareness of meaning of life', 'belief on calling for ECE teacher job', 'belief on relationships in community', and 'belief on membership in community'- was developed and identified as a available measurement for prospective childhood teachers.

The Effects of Ethical Leadership on Organizational Citizenship Behavior and the Mediating Effects of Workplace Spirituality in the Social Enterprises (사회적기업에서 윤리적 리더십이 조직시민행동에 미치는 영향과 일터영성의 매개효과에 관한 연구)

  • Jung, Hyun-Woo;Seo, Jeong-Gee;Ryu, Tae-Mo
    • Management & Information Systems Review
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    • v.33 no.5
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    • pp.35-54
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    • 2014
  • This study recognizes the limitation of previous literature regarding ethical leadership, organizational citizenship behavior, and workplace spirituality and develops the research model and hypothetical relationships. The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of ethical leadership on organizational citizenship and workplace spirituality and test the mediation effect of workplace spirituality on the relationship between ethical leadership and organizational citizenship behavior. The suggested hypothetical relationships were tested with primary data from a sample 367 employees of social enterprises. The main findings of this study are as follows: First, it is found that transparency, contribution, integrity and which are composed factors of ethical leadership have positive influence on organizational citizenship behavior. Second, transparency, contribution, integrity and which are composed factors of ethical leadership have positive influence on workplace spirituality. Third, workplace spirituality have positive influence on organizational citizenship behavior. Fourth, workplace spirituality mediated the relationship of ethical leadership and organizational citizenship behavior. Thus, the hypothesis on the mediating role of workplace spirituality was supported. This study contributes to the understanding of organizational citizenship behavior research by developing an theoretical model, incorporating the role of ethical leadership and workplace spirituality. In conclusion, this study suggests that in the organization developing organizational citizenship behavior, ethical leadership of leader and improving workplace spirituality of employees need to be considered to adopt.

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A Study on the Relationships between Workplace Spirituality and Team Productivity : Mediating Effect of Employee Creativity (일터영성이 팀 생산성에 미치는 영향: 창의성의 매개효과를 중심으로)

  • Jeon, Ki Seok;Passmore, David L.
    • The Journal of the Korea Contents Association
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    • v.19 no.8
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    • pp.513-524
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    • 2019
  • The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship among workplace spirituality, creativity, and organization performance in the Korean context. In South Korea, workplace spirituality has recently received attention from scholars and practitioners. However, research on workplace spirituality is little known in the South Korean business context. Creativity is positively related to intrinsic motivation. The workplace spirituality can provide a corporate several advantages for their competitiveness in developing employees' creativity as well as resulting in more effective organizational performance. 514 cases was analyzed for this study. Three all factors (Inner life, meaningful work, & membership) of workplace spirituality as intrinsic motivation positively influenced employee creativity. employee creativity positively mediated the relationship between workplace spirituality and team productivity.

The Impact of Palliative Care Practitioners' Workplace Spirituality on Caring for Terminally Ill People (완화의료 전문인들의 일터영성(workplace spirituality)이 말기환자 돌봄수행에 미치는 영향)

  • Hong, Young Joon;Lim, Seonghee
    • Korean Journal of Family Social Work
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    • no.57
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    • pp.69-98
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    • 2017
  • This study aims to examine the direct effects of two workplace spirituality dimensions, community at work and meaning in work, and burnout on three caring dimensions, emotional, social and spiritual care, for terminally ill people. It also seeks to examine the moderating effect of burnout in the relationship between two workplace spirituality dimensions and three caring dimensions. For these purposes, data were collected from 114 interdisciplinary team members, doctors, nurses, social workers and pastors, working in 68 palliative care in nationwide by questionnaires. The study results indicated that community at work has a positive effect on emotional care, and that meaning in work has a positive effect on social and spiritual care. The results also provided that burnout does not impact on three caring dimensions and has no moderating effect in the relationship between two workplace spirituality dimensions and three caring dimensions. In the findings, managers or leaders from palliative care should consider the potentially positive influence of workplace spirituality on caring for terminally ill people and can improve practitioners' performance with any interventions to increase workplace spirituality. The limitations of this study and recommendations for the future research were discussed.

Development of Workplace Spirituality Scale for Early Childhood Teacher (유아교사의 일터영성 척도 개발)

  • Lim, Jeong-Su;Sim, Eun-Joo;Lee, Kyeong-Hwa
    • Journal of Fisheries and Marine Sciences Education
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    • v.26 no.4
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    • pp.717-735
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    • 2014
  • This study aims to develop and validate the WSSECT (Workplace Spirituality Scale for Early Childhood Teacher) through literature review and statistical tests. The initial version with 40 items based on two dimensions of spirituality in individual and professional level was constructed. Then, it was revised twice for improving reliability and validity. Finally the WSSECT was constructed of 4 factors - i.e. 'calling for ECE teacher job', 'meaning for life', 'membership in educational community' and 'awareness of inner life' - including the 23 items. The scale will be expected to identify workplace spirituality of early childhood teacher.

The Effect of Family Support, Social Support and Workplace Spirituality of Quality of Life on Middle Aged-male (중년기 남성의 가족지지, 사회적지지 및 일터 영성이 삶의 질에 미치는 영향)

  • Seo, Young-sook;Jeong, Chu-young
    • Journal of Korean Clinical Health Science
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    • v.4 no.4
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    • pp.782-789
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    • 2016
  • Purpose. The purpose of this study was to examine the related factors of quality of life (QOL) among middle-aged male. Method. The participants in this study were 144 middle aged male. Between October and November 2016, data were collected through questionnaires. Data analysis was performed using PASW (SPSS) 21.0 program, and one-way ANOVA, Pearson correlation coefficients, and stepwise multiple regression analysis. Results. The mean QOL of this study was 2.99/5. The significant correlates of QOL were family support (${\beta}=.21$, p=.024), health status (${\beta}=.24$, p=.003), workplace spirituality ${\beta}=.55$, p<.001), and these variables explained 55.9% of variance in QOL. Conclusion. The study suggests that family support workplace spirituality are an important factors in explaining QOL of the middle-aged male. Therefore, it is necessary to be considered family support and workplace spirituality for promoting life satisfaction of middle-aged male.

The Influences of Workplace Spirituality and Emotional Intelligence on the Organizational Citizenship Behavior for Clinical Nurses (임상간호사의 일터영성과 감성지능이 조직시민행동에 미치는 영향)

  • Yoo, Myung-Sook
    • The Korean Journal of Health Service Management
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    • v.10 no.2
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    • pp.59-70
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    • 2016
  • Objectives : This study was done to identify the influences of workplace spirituality and emotional intelligence on the organizational citizenship behavior of clinical nurses. Methods : The subjects were 230 clinical nurses, working over 6 months in four general hospitals in three cities. Data were obtained from March 20 to March 30, 2016, with a self-report questionnaire, and analyzed using the IBM SPSS 21.0 program. Results : The factors related to the organizational citizenship behavior of nurses were workplace spirituality(${\beta}$=.36), emotional intelligence(${\beta}$=.29), 40 years of age or higher(${\beta}$=.26), working in a special ward(${\beta}$=.11), and turnover intention(${\beta}$=.10). These variables explained 61.6% of the variance in organizational citizenship behavior of nurses. Conclusions : In order to improve the quality of nursing services and business performance in hospital organizations, it is necessary to enhance workplace spirituality and emotional intelligence. This would lead to promoting organizational citizenship behavior through the development and application of intervention programs from a nursing organization perspective.

Effects of Workplace Spirituality and Organizational Citizenship Behavior on Nursing Performance (간호사의 일터영성과 조직시민행동이 간호업무성과에 미치는 영향)

  • Noh, Gyeong Min;Yoo, Myung Sook
    • Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing Administration
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    • v.22 no.3
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    • pp.251-259
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    • 2016
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of workplace spirituality and organizational citizenship behavior on nurses' performance of nursing. Methods: This study was done over a 6 month period, with 395 nurses participants from 5 different general hospitals with 400 beds in 4 regions of Korea. Data were gathered using self-reported questionnaires from July 23 to August 21, 2015. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, independent t-test, one way ANOVA, Pearson correlation coefficients, and multiple regression analyses with IBM SPSS 21.0 program. Results: Nursing performance showed positive correlations with workplace spirituality and organizational citizenship behavior. The significant predictors of the nursing performance by nurses were a master's degree or higher (${\beta}=.26$), civic virtue (${\beta}=.19$), courtesy (${\beta}=.12$), 40 years of age or older (${\beta}=.09$), a sense of empathy (${\beta}=.07$), and a bachelor's degree in nursing (${\beta}=.06$). These variables explained 39.2% of the variance in nursing performance by nurses. Conclusion: Based on the outcomes of this study, there is a need to develop intervention programs that can inspire nurse to show spontaneous organizational citizenship behavior, and enhance their workplace spirituality. Related variables including academic credentials should also be taken into account.

Validation of the Workplace Spirituality Belief Scale for Prospective Early Childhood Teacher : Discrimination of WSBS_PECT on Happiness and Career Maturity (예비유아교사의 일터영성신념 척도(WSBS_PECT)의 타당화 : 행복감과 진로성숙도에 대한 판별력)

  • LEE, Kyeong-Hwa;JO, Jun-Oh;SIM, Eun-Joo
    • Journal of Fisheries and Marine Sciences Education
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    • v.28 no.4
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    • pp.1076-1088
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    • 2016
  • This study was to validate the WSBS_PECT (Workplace Spirituality Belief Scale for Prospective Early Childhood Teacher) using discriminant analysis on prospective early childhood teachers' happiness and career maturity. The data from 523 prospective early childhood teachers were analyzed statistically through t-test and binary logistic regression model. The results indicated that 1) the higher group in workplace spirituality belief significantly gets more scores of happiness and career maturity than the lower group, 2) 1 factors of the WSBS_PECT has discriminant power on prospective early childhood teachers' happiness, and 3) 2 factors ('meaning for life' and 'belief on calling for ECE teacher job') of the WSBS_PECT are effective to discriminate prospective early childhood teachers' career maturity. Further statistical works are supplementary needed to validate the WSBS_PECT and to increase its' feasibility.