Recent Submissions

  • Increasing Retention of Nursing Staff at Hospitals: Aspects of Management and Leadership 

    Naude, M; McCable, R (National Institute of Labour Studies, 2005)
    "In a previous study by Naude and McCabe, the factors that motivate nurses to remain working in a specific hospital were explored and described. From that research it was evident that there are factors related to leadership, ...
  • Nurses' Voices 

    Nowak, M; Bickley, M (National Institute of Labour Studies, 2005)
    "In this paper we analyse aspects of the qualitative data from open-ended questions included in the RN Survey 2002. We discuss the changes wrought by New Public Management (NPM) in the Australian and WA health sectors. We ...
  • Nursing Careers: What Motivated Nurses to Choose their Profession? 

    McCabe, R; Nowak, M; Mullen, S (National Institute of Labour Studies, 2005)
    "This paper considers self-reported reasons for choosing to be a nurse and intentions related to remaining in the profession. The data are drawn from a survey of Western Australian Registered Nurses which was part of a ...
  • Who’d be a Nurse? Some Evidence on Career Choice in Australia. 

    Dockery, Alfred Michael; Barns, Angela (National Institute of Labour Studies, 2005)
    "In the context of on-going shortages of nurses this paper looks at factors shaping the decision to enter nursing as a career. Evidence from three different Australian sources is drawn upon: a national panel survey of ...
  • Registered Nurses: Who are They and What do They Want? 

    Preston, A (National Institute of Labour Studies, 2005)
    "Using 1981 and 2001 Census data together with primary data from a 2002 survey of Registered Nurses (RNs) in Western Australia, this paper profiles the nurse workforce. Amongst other things the paper reports on a high level ...
  • Choosing to be a Nurse, Remaining a Nurse and Leaving Nursing in Western Australia: Nursing Workforce Issues in the Twenty-first Century 

    Nowakq, M (National Institute of Labour Studies, 2005)
    "The paper provides an introduction to a set of papers reporting on a research program in Western Australia designed to address issues relating to the choice to train for and become a nurse and aspects of the nursing ...