The Effect of a Nursing Labor Management Partnership on Nurse Turnover and Satisfaction

Source: Carol Porter, Katharine Kolcaba, Sister Rita McNulty, Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration, Volume 40, Issue 5, May 2010
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From the abstract:
The effects of a nursing labor management partnership (NLMP) on nurse turnover and nurse satisfaction were examined.

Job satisfaction and retention are among the factors related to the nursing shortage. The NLMP was a specific intervention where nursing leaders, both nonbargaining and bargaining, worked collaboratively to improve patient care and outcomes.

There was a significant decrease in nurse turnover and a significant increase in nurse satisfaction (from moderate to high) post-NLMP.

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