Int J Nurs Stud 2015 Dec 12;52(12):1824-33. Epub 2015 Sep 12.
Human Resource Optimization, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, Room H3A, Health Sciences Addition, London, Ontario N6A 5C1, Canada. Electronic address:
Background: The frontline clinical manager role in healthcare is pivotal to the development of safe and healthy working conditions and optimal staff and patient care outcomes. However, in today's dynamic healthcare organizations managers face constant job demands from wider spans of control and complex role responsibilities but may not have adequate decisional authority to support effective work performance resulting in unnecessary job strain. Prolonged job strain can lead to burnout, health complaints, and increased turnover intention. Read More