Effects of psychological contract on affective commitment and seek alternative employment of nurses' aids at south valley university hospital
Nahed Shawkat Abo Elmage, Soad Said mahmoud, Ali Tolba Mohamed and Asmaa Mohammed Ahmed
Psychological contract may be a fresh arousing structure term that interprets the fulfillment and non-fulfillment of structure relationships in terms of mutual obligations, expectations and guarantees.
Aims: The present study aims to; inspect the relationship between relational/transactional orientations of the psychological contract and seek alternative employment among nurses' aids, Study the effect of affective commitment on seek of alternative employment.
Design: A descriptive research design was used.
Methods: this study was carried out at South Valley University hospital with sample No= 130 nurses' aids. Three tools were used; Psychological Contract scale, Affective Commitment scale, and intention to leave questionnaire.
Results; there were statistically significant differences between transactional contract, relational contract and salary. The transactional contract was the highest mean scores of the study variables followed by the mean scores of relational contract.
Conclusion: Statistically positive significant correlations were found between affective commitment and relational contract while negative correlation with transitional contract. Also, relational contracts were negatively related to seek alternative employment, while positively related to affective commitment.
Recommendations: Develop strategies to enhance the adherence of nurses aids members to South Valley University where they work and improve commitment and reduce seek alternative employment, and develop suitable polices that guarantee for the nurses' aides more chances to hiring in their organization.
Nahed Shawkat Abo Elmage, Soad Said mahmoud, Ali Tolba Mohamed, Asmaa Mohammed Ahmed. Effects of psychological contract on affective commitment and seek alternative employment of nurses' aids at south valley university hospital. Int J Adv Res Nurs 2020;3(1):118-126. DOI: 10.33545/nursing.2020.v3.i1b.86