IMPETUS OF CLINICAL NURSE MANAGERS: COUNTLESS STORIES OF NURSES
Motivation is very important for nurses to display positive attitude that will assist and attain the goals and objectives of every organization. The clinical nurse managers motivate their subordinates to promote a healthy working environment. This paper explores the stories of nurses on how they were motivated by their clinical nurse managers utilizing qualitative case study using narrative inquiry method. This qualitative case study explores multiple cases through detailed, in-depth data collection involving multiple sources of information using interviews. In selection of participants, purposive sampling was used. Data gathering uses in-depth semi-structured interviews in exploring staff nurses’ experiences of the motivational practices with their clinical nurse supervisors. In the study, ten staff nurse’s narratives offered insight into their perceptions of the motivational practices showed to them by their clinical nurse managers in their entire work relationships. The stories of these nurses revealed seven desirable motivational characteristics of the clinical nurse managers.
Keywords:Motivation, Qualitative Case Study, Purposive Sampling, Semi-Structured Interviews
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