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Ess Coeling Harriet Van RN PhD; Wilcox, James R. PhD
JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration: November 1988
Executive Development: PDF Only
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Organizational culture is a significant element in today's health care environment. Understanding work culture can assist the nursing administrator in hiring personnel, orienting newcomers, facilitating organizational change, and promoting learning. The authors report a study that identified the work group culture of two nursing units and suggest that differences between these cultures affect a variety of nursing administration decisions.

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