Motivation as a factor affecting nurse performance in Regional General Hospitals: A factors analysis

Ni Putu Ika Novita Gunawan, Rr Tutik Sri Hariyati, Dewi Gayatri

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Objective: Nurse performance is vital to quality patient care outcomes. Improvements in patient safety can be achieved by improving nurse performance. The purpose of this study is to analyze the factor affecting the performance of nurses working in Hospitals. Method: The study design using a cross-sectional approach was conducted on 200 nurses. The study participants selected using stratification random sampling method. The data were collected using structured questionnaires filled by nurses and conducted multivariable logistic regression analysis. Result: This research shows that factors related to the performance of nurses are work motivation, nurse's perception of the application of team method, length of work and education level (p < 0.05). Conclusion: The hospital management needs to improve the motivation of nurses by holding regular meetings to improve interpersonal relationships and giving stimulus for nurses career program so that nurses will be motivated to improve their competence and will affect the performance of nurses.

Original languageEnglish
JournalEnfermeria Clinica
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019


  • Motivation
  • Nurse performance
  • Team nursing care method

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