Accession Number : ADA141322

Title :   The Temperament Types of Nursing Administrators in Hospital Nursing Service.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s) : Garvin,D J

PDF Url : ADA141322

Report Date : May 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 87

Abstract : The purpose of this study was to identify the temperament types of nursing service administrators of Texas hospitals with a bed capacity of 200 beds or more using the Keirsey Temperament Sorter. The data gathered was used to begin the development of a profile of traits of nurse administrators. The three research questions for this research study were: (1) What are the temperament types of nurse administrators of hospital nursing service in Texas, as measured by the Keirsey Temperament Sorter?, (2) Is there a predominant temperament type for nurse administrators of hospital nursing service in Texas?, and (3) Is there a significant difference in the temperament types of nurse administrators? The sample for this study were nurse administrators of nursing service of hospitals with a bed capacity of 200 beds or more in the State of Texas.

Descriptors :   *Nursing, *Administrative personnel, Hospitals, Texas, Leadership, Management, Surveys

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE