<JournalTitle>Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research</JournalTitle>
<ArticleTitle>A survey on relationship between job stress and three dimensions of organization commitment among nursing managers in educational hospitals of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences</ArticleTitle>
<Affiliation>PhD, Associate Professor, Management of Healthcare Services and Researcher of Health Management and Economic Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran. yaghoobbi997@gmail.com</Affiliation>
<FirstName>Mohammad Hossein</FirstName>
<Abstract>Background: One of the effective factors in human resources in hospitals is organization commitment. The most common definition for organization commitment is considering it as "a kind of emotional dependence in organization" or "a kind of loyalty feeling to organization". Methods: This was a descriptive analytic survey. The population of study was all 110 nursing managers of 9 educational hospitals. Data gathering was done via Job Stress questionnaire and organization commitment questionnaire. Data analysis was done in SPSS software. &nbsp; Results: The mean score of organization commitment was 65.6 (12.1) among nursing mangers. There was a significant relationship between organization commitment and age and also job experience based on ANOVA test. There was not any relationship between job stress and job experience. Generally there was a relationship between job stress and organizational commitment. Conclusion: Study results showed that organization commitment is in a good level among nursing mangers of educational hospitals of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences. The study also revealed that there was a significant correlation between job stress and organization commitment. An organization cannot be successful without managers' commitment, so the organizations especially hospitals should plan for more commitments. On the other hand a stressful work environment can influence on mangers' organization commitment and if the stress in work decreases, the positive effects on organization commitment will happen. KEY WORDS: Organization commitment, job stress, nursing managers, educational hospitals</Abstract>


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