What is it about?
This paper reports on the themes that emerged from the qualitative data of a mixed methods study that explored the effects of leadership style on job satisfaction of aged care workers. Three themes related to the effects of leadership style on job satisfaction of aged care employees emerged from the IPA. These themes were, The Context of Aged Care, Employee Engagement and Voice and Leader Behaviour. Job burnout and organisational disengagement were observed in participants of the qualitative study.
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Why is it important?
As the population ages we will need more aged care workers and the available workforce is diminishing. We need to take action to reduce workforce turnover.
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This page is a summary of: Hear me, see me, trust you – job burnout and disengagement of Australian aged care workers, Leadership in Health Services, September 2022, Emerald,
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