Satisfaction with nursing homes. The design of employees' jobs can ultimately influence family members' perspectives.

Academic Article


  • Organizational commitment on the part of nursing home employees can be a determinant of service quality. Proper design of health care jobs and clarity of roles make employees feel more dedicated to their jobs, enable them to do their jobs well, and enhance family members' evaluations of nursing home care. When management develops a dynamic, interactive, high-quality environment, nursing home employees feel encouraged to report shortcomings without fear because they are involved in the process.
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  • Aged, Attitude of Health Personnel, Family, Health Care Surveys, Health Facility Administrators, Humans, Job Satisfaction, Likelihood Functions, Patient Satisfaction, Professional Autonomy, Quality of Health Care, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Wisconsin, Workforce
  • Author List

  • Steffen TM; Nystrom PC; O'Connor SJ
  • Start Page

  • 34
  • End Page

  • 38
  • Volume

  • 16
  • Issue

  • 3