Effect of efficacy on nursing performance in Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital, Maldives

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Jeeza Hassan
Nate Hongkrailert
Jutatip Sillabutra


This cross sectional descriptive study was conducted in the government tertiary care hospital in Male’,
Maldives. The main objective of this study was to ascertain the relationship between independent variables
and nursing performance and to identify the factors which may predict nursing performance. Data was
collected using self-administered questionnaire and total of 238 registered nurses participated in this study.
Descriptive statistics, Pearson correlation coefficient, and stepwise multiple regression were used for data
The results show that overall task performance as perceived by nurses were at higher level and overall
contextual performance were at moderate level. There were correlations between nursing performance and
self-efficacy (p<.01), collective efficacy (p<.01). The optimism and competency significantly predicted nurse
job performance (p<.01), as did commitment (p<.05), Social support (p<.01) and job autonomy and decision
making (p<.05).
It is recommended that hospital administration and nursing administration to formulate interventions to
improve nurses’ optimism and competency, commitment, social support, job autonomy and decision making.

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Hassan J, Hongkrailert N, Sillabutra J. Effect of efficacy on nursing performance in Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital, Maldives. J Public Hlth Dev [Internet]. 2015 Oct. 2 [cited 2024 Apr. 13];13(2):19-30. Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/AIHD-MU/article/view/36042
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