Factors Building Commitment of Healthcare Workers

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Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 779)


This paper presents the result of research on organizational commitment in the sector of health protection. 150 doctors and nurses employed in three hospitals in Lodz and in two Sanitary and Epidemiological Stations located in Lodz participated in the research. Gallupa Test (G12) was used to measure the engagement together with in-depth structured individual interviews (IDI). The research showed a problem of the lack of balance of resources and work demands, which results in the decrease of the affective commitment and causes the danger of professional burnout of medical staff. The engagement in the group of respondents increased with age but in none of the age categories both among doctors and nurses exceeded the level of 37%.


Factors of organizational commitment Health protection JD-R theory 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Management Systems and InnovationLodz University of TechnologyLodzPoland

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