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National Study on Faculty-to-Faculty Incivility: Strategies to Foster Collegiality and Civility

Clark, Cynthia M. PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN

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doi: 10.1097/NNE.0b013e31828dc1b2
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Faculty incivility can have lasting and devastating effects on individuals and organizations, including low morale, high turnover, increased absenteeism, isolation and alienation, diminished quality of work, and increased illness and health issues. To assess the nature and impact of faculty-to-faculty incivility, the author discusses a national study, its outcomes, and several evidence-based strategies to affectively address the problem.

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Author Affiliation: Professor, School of Nursing, Boise State University, Idaho.

The author declares no conflicts of interest.

Correspondence: Dr. Clark, Boise State University, 1910 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725 (

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