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|Title||Nurses’ Motivation and their Performance at European Gaza Hospital in Gaza Strip|
Work motivation plays an important role in enhancing job performance. To maintain effectiveness and development, managers need to adopt a clear and attainable motivational system in their organization. This study aimed to examine the relationships between motivation and performance among nurses working at European Gaza Hospital (EGH). The sample of this study consisted of 170 nurses (96 male and 74 female) and the response rate was 100%. The researchers used two instruments for data collection one for motivation questionnaire: prepared by the researchers and other to Performance appraisal format: prepared by the General Employees council .The researchers used the SPSS program version 13 for data analysis. Different statistical procedures were used for data analysis including cross tabulation, percentage, mean, Pearson correlation, ANOVA and Scheffe and t test. The results showed that the motivation level among the study subjects was 66.2% and the average performance level according to the annual appraisal was 82.1 %. The average performance among nurse subordinates was 80.4% and 83.7% among nurse managers based on the scores obtained from the annual appraisal forms. Participants ranked the motivators of in-service training as the highest one (M = 8.1) followed by working hours schedule (M = 7.00). Salary was ranked as the seventh factor (M= 4.87). The lowest motivator was respect from others (M = 2.78). The study concluded that nurses working at EGH are generally motivated and their performance was high. The results of the study raised the need of training and equitable work schedule to enhance motivation and reinforce performance.
|Published in||Journal of Al Azhar University-Gaza (Natural Sciences)|
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