A Study of Work Engagement of Generation Y Professional Nurse


  • ธิดารัตน์ สิริวราวุธ คณะพยาบาลศาสตร์ จุฬาลงกรณ์มหาวิทยาลัย
  • วาสินี วิเศษฤทธิ์ คณะพยาบาลศาสตร์ จุฬาลงกรณ์มหาวิทยาลัย


Work Engagement, Generation Y, Staff nurses


The descriptive research design aimed at studying the work engagement of generation y professional nurses. The study was employed the Delphi technique. The subjects were composed of 21 experts divided into the following four groups: 1) four nursing administrators; 2) ten generation y professional nurses; 3) three human resource instructors and 4) four nursing instructors or nursing academics. The methodologies can be divided into three steps. Step 1 involved interviews with the experts about the characteristics of work engagement in generation y professional nurses. In Step 2, data were analyzed by using content analysis for developing the rating scale questionnaire. All of the items in the questionnaire were ranked for level of work engagement. In Step 3, data were analyzed by using median and quartile range for the development of a new version of the questionnaire. According to the research findings, the experts’ opinion had a consensus on work engagement in generation y professional nurses composed of 4 components and 33 items as follows 1) intention (11 items) 2) dedication (6 items) 3) pride (7 items) 4) creativity (9 items). All of the items are important (Med = 4.50 -4.85, IR = 0.37 -0.98).


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สิริวราวุธ ธ, วิเศษฤทธิ์ ว. A Study of Work Engagement of Generation Y Professional Nurse. J Royal Thai Army Nurses [Internet]. 2018 Apr. 30 [cited 2023 Feb. 7];19:197-205. Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JRTAN/article/view/134437