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Original Article Participation in Decision-making and Expertise of Staff Nurses
Mee Kyung Cho, Hyun Sook Jeong

DOI: https://doi.org/
Published online: December 31, 1999
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The purpose of this study was to analyze the relationship of the participation in decision-making and expertise of staff nurses. The population for this study was the registered nurses(N=342) working in Chungnam and Chungbuk. The data were collected from April 26 to May 26, 1999. The survey instrument was Participation in Decision Activities Quesionnaire and Expertise scale developed by Anthony(1995), and Job Expertise scale of Van de Ven and Ferry. The results were as follows: 1) There was a significant difference for identification and design, and selection among the process of participation in decision making. 2) There was a significant difference between the participation in caregiving decisions and condition of work decisions. 3) (1) There was a significant difference among caregiving decisions between the expertise indicators and the variables such as education level. and the experience to told who is an expert. (2) There was a significant difference among condition of work decisions between the expertise indicators and the variables such as career, the spent keeping current per week, and self-rating of expertise.


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