Influence of Work Motivation, Work Environment and Job Satisfaction on Turnover Intention of Croatian Nurses: A Qualitative Study
Turnover intention among nurses
Aim: The purpose of this study is to examine, identify and describe the factors that influence turnover intenion of nurses in Croatia.
Methods: A qualitative descriptive phenomenological study was conducted in June 2018. The participants were 20 registered and full-time working nurses who were employed in different cities of the Republic of Croatia and in different health care institutions and in different areas of work. Data obtained from interviews were analyzed and interpreted using a content analysis approach.
Results: Within data analaysis, four main themes were extracted as follows: Job satisfaction, Work motivation, Psychological factors - individual and Structural factors – working enviroment.
Conclusion: Recognizing nursing challenges in healthcare system and the factors which influence the intention of nurses to leave can help to development of a clear strategy and retention measures according to factors that influence their turnover intention.
Keywords: job satisfaction, work motivation, turnover intention, qualitative study, nurse