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Organizational Environment and Nurses’ Job Satisfaction: A Study on Private Hospital in Bangladesh

Md. Azmol Hossain, Mohitul Ameen Ahmed Mustafi, Md. Mohedul Islam, Md. Rafiqul Islam


This correlation based descriptive study is designed to describe and examine the relationship between organizational environment and nurses’ job satisfaction within the private health care context in Bangladesh. The study is based on different private medical college and hospital in Bangladesh. Respondents are selected using a convenient sampling procedure of 139 nurses working at these hospitals and involved in caring patients directly. Therefore, 139 responded questionnaires are used for analysis. Data has been collected through face to face interview in 2015. Inferential Statistics like as Exploratory Factor Analysis and Confirmatory Factor Analysis are used to test the relationship between organizational environment and nurses’ job satisfaction. The reliability of Organizational Environment and Nurses’ Job Satisfaction are 0.75. Descriptive statistics has been used to explain the demographic data of the respondent of those private hospitals. Factor analysis reveals that only four influential factors like, Organizational Structure, Organizational Responsibility, Reward& Recognition, and Organizational Standard of the organizational environment have a significant influence on nurses’ job satisfaction. On the contrary, four influential factors of nurse job satisfaction like Payment of Nurse, Interaction of Nurse, Task Requirement and Organizational Policy have an influence on the organizational environment. Confirmatory factor analysis explains that only three influential factors like, Organizational Structure, Organizational Responsibility, and Organizational Standard have influence on nurse job satisfaction and the organizational environment has been influenced by three influential factors like Payment of Nurse, Interaction of Nurse, and Organizational Policy. The findings of this study suggest that organizational environment should be employee friendly, policies should be inspiring for nurse; nurses should be allowed to make their decision and organization should ensure proper evaluation and promotion of the nurses that eventually will maximize better services.



Nurses’ Job Satisfaction, Organizational Environment, Private Hospital, Bangladesh

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