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J Korean Acad Nurs. 2009 Oct;39(5):731-40. doi: 10.4040/jkan.2009.39.5.731.

[Role of self-leadership in the relationship between organizational culture and informatics competency].

[Article in Korean]

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Department of Nursing, Ulsan College, Ulsan, Korea. kanosa@hanmail.net

Abstract

PURPOSE:

The purpose of this study was to identify the moderating and mediating effects of self-leadership in the relationship between organizational culture and nurses' informatics competency.

METHODS:

Participants in this study were 297 nurses from the cities of Busan and Ulsan. The scales of organizational culture, self-leadership and informatics competency for nurses were used in this study. Descriptive statistics, Pearson correlation coefficient, stepwise multiple regression were used for data analysis.

RESULTS:

Nursing informatics competency of the participants was relatively low with a mean score 3.02. There were significant positive correlations between subcategories of perceived organizational culture, self-leadership and nursing informatics competency. Self-leadership was a moderator and a mediator between organizational culture and informatics competency.

CONCLUSION:

Based on the results of this study, self-leadership promotion strategies to improve nursing informatics competency are needed.

PMID:
19901503
DOI:
10.4040/jkan.2009.39.5.731
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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