Heather K Spence Laschinger

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Affiliation: University of Western Ontario
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The relationship of empowerment and selected personality characteristics to nursing job satisfaction
    Milisa Manojlovich
    University of Michigan, School of Nursing, 400 N Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Nurs Adm 32:586-95. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Towards a comprehensive theory of nurse/patient empowerment: applying Kanter's empowerment theory to patient care
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, 1151 Richmond Street, London, ON, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 18:4-13. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Situational and dispositional predictors of nurse manager burnout: a time-lagged analysis
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 16:601-7. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Workplace incivility and new graduate nurses' mental health: the protective role of resiliency
    Heather K Laschinger
    Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Adm 43:415-21. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Authentic leadership, empowerment and burnout: a comparison in new graduates and experienced nurses
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 21:541-52. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Part 1: The influence of personal and situational predictors on nurses' aspirations to management roles: preliminary findings of a national survey of Canadian nurses
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    Health Human Resources Optimization, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 21:217-30. 2013
  7. doi request reprint The influence of leadership practices and empowerment on Canadian nurse manager outcomes
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 20:877-88. 2012
  8. doi request reprint The influence of authentic leadership and empowerment on new-graduate nurses' perceptions of interprofessional collaboration
    Heather K S Laschinger
    Health Human Resources Optimization, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Adm 43:24-9. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Building empowering work environments that foster civility and organizational trust: testing an intervention
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Nurs Res 61:316-25. 2012
  10. doi request reprint The influence of authentic leadership on newly graduated nurses' experiences of workplace bullying, burnout and retention outcomes: a cross-sectional study
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    Distinguished University Professor and Arthur Labatt Family Nursing Research Chair in Health Human Resources Optimization, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, 1151 Richmond Street, Health Sciences Addition Room 41, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5C1
    Int J Nurs Stud 49:1266-76. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint The relationship of empowerment and selected personality characteristics to nursing job satisfaction
    Milisa Manojlovich
    University of Michigan, School of Nursing, 400 N Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Nurs Adm 32:586-95. 2002
    ..This study reports on a secondary data analysis undertaken to better understand the determinants of job satisfaction for hospital nurses. Both workplace and personal factors can contribute to job satisfaction...
  2. doi request reprint Towards a comprehensive theory of nurse/patient empowerment: applying Kanter's empowerment theory to patient care
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, 1151 Richmond Street, London, ON, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 18:4-13. 2010
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Situational and dispositional predictors of nurse manager burnout: a time-lagged analysis
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 16:601-7. 2008
    ..In current health care settings, nurses are particularly at risk for burnout given the increased patient acuity and the worsening nursing shortage...
  4. doi request reprint Workplace incivility and new graduate nurses' mental health: the protective role of resiliency
    Heather K Laschinger
    Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Adm 43:415-21. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationships between coworker, physician, and supervisor workplace incivility and new graduate nurses' mental health and the protective role of personal resiliency...
  5. doi request reprint Authentic leadership, empowerment and burnout: a comparison in new graduates and experienced nurses
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 21:541-52. 2013
    ..To examine the effect of authentic leadership and structural empowerment on the emotional exhaustion and cynicism of new graduates and experienced acute-care nurses...
  6. doi request reprint Part 1: The influence of personal and situational predictors on nurses' aspirations to management roles: preliminary findings of a national survey of Canadian nurses
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    Health Human Resources Optimization, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 21:217-30. 2013
    ..To examine the influence of personal and situational factors on direct-care nurses' interests in pursuing nursing management roles...
  7. doi request reprint The influence of leadership practices and empowerment on Canadian nurse manager outcomes
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 20:877-88. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint The influence of authentic leadership and empowerment on new-graduate nurses' perceptions of interprofessional collaboration
    Heather K S Laschinger
    Health Human Resources Optimization, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Adm 43:24-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine new-graduate nurses' perceptions of the influence of authentic leadership and structural empowerment on the quality of interprofessional collaboration in healthcare work environments...
  9. ncbi request reprint Building empowering work environments that foster civility and organizational trust: testing an intervention
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Nurs Res 61:316-25. 2012
    ..The current nursing shortage emphasizes the need to create such conditions...
  10. doi request reprint The influence of authentic leadership on newly graduated nurses' experiences of workplace bullying, burnout and retention outcomes: a cross-sectional study
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    Distinguished University Professor and Arthur Labatt Family Nursing Research Chair in Health Human Resources Optimization, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, 1151 Richmond Street, Health Sciences Addition Room 41, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5C1
    Int J Nurs Stud 49:1266-76. 2012
    ..High rates of burnout and turnover among new nurses puts additional strain on limited financial resources in healthcare organizations and can compromise the quality of care provided to patients...
  11. doi request reprint Job and career satisfaction and turnover intentions of newly graduated nurses
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    Health Human Resources Optimization, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 20:472-84. 2012
    ..To describe new graduate nurses' worklife experiences in Ontario hospital settings in the first 2 years of practice and to examine predictors of job and career satisfaction and turnover intentions...
  12. doi request reprint Predictors of new graduate nurses' workplace well-being: testing the job demands-resources model
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    Distinguished University Professor and Nursing Research Chair in Health Human Resources Optimization, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Health Care Manage Rev 37:175-86. 2012
    ..New graduate nurses currently experience a stressful transition into the workforce, resulting in high levels of burnout and job turnover in their first year of practice...
  13. doi request reprint The influence of personal dispositional factors and organizational resources on workplace violence, burnout, and health outcomes in new graduate nurses: a cross-sectional study
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, 1151 Richmond Street, Health Sciences Addition Room 41, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5C1
    Int J Nurs Stud 49:282-91. 2012
    ..The alarmingly high rate of illness-related absenteeism among nurses and recent reports of workplace violence and burnout are problematic for both the current workforce shortage and the recruitment and retention of new nurses...
  14. doi request reprint Context matters: the impact of unit leadership and empowerment on nurses' organizational commitment
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Adm 39:228-35. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to test a multilevel model linking unit-level leader-member exchange quality and structural empowerment to nurses' psychological empowerment and organizational commitment at the individual level of analysis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Empowerment, engagement and perceived effectiveness in nursing work environments: does experience matter?
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 17:636-46. 2009
    ..We examined the impact of empowering work conditions on nurses' work engagement and effectiveness, and compared differences among these relationships in new graduates and experienced nurses...
  16. doi request reprint New graduate nurses' experiences of bullying and burnout in hospital settings
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    Health Human Resources Optimization, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 66:2732-42. 2010
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Effect of empowerment on professional practice environments, work satisfaction, and patient care quality: further testing the Nursing Worklife Model
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Care Qual 23:322-30. 2008
    ..The analysis revealed that professional practice environment characteristics mediated the relationship between structurally empowering work conditions and both job satisfaction and nurse-assessed patient care quality...
  18. doi request reprint Workplace empowerment, incivility, and burnout: impact on staff nurse recruitment and retention outcomes
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 17:302-11. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the influence of empowering work conditions and workplace incivility on nurses' experiences of burnout and important nurse retention factors identified in the literature...
  19. ncbi request reprint The impact of leader-member exchange quality, empowerment, and core self-evaluation on nurse manager's job satisfaction
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    School of Nursing, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Adm 37:221-9. 2007
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Workplace empowerment and magnet hospital characteristics: making the link
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
    J Nurs Adm 33:410-22. 2003
    ..To test a theoretical model linking nurses' perceptions of workplace empowerment, magnet hospital characteristics, and job satisfaction in 3 independent studies of nurses in different work settings...
  21. ncbi request reprint Hospital nurses' perceptions of respect and organizational justice
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Adm 34:354-64. 2004
    ..To test an exploratory model of the antecedents and consequences of nurses' perceptions of respect in hospitals...
  22. ncbi request reprint Predictors of nurse managers' health in Canadian restructured healthcare settings
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    School of Nursing, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 17:88-105. 2004
    ..The results suggest that creating work environments that provide access to empowerment structures may be a fruitful strategy for creating healthy work environments for nurse managers...
  23. ncbi request reprint Empowering nurses for work engagement and health in hospital settings
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    Nursing Research, School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5C1
    J Nurs Adm 35:439-49. 2005
    ..A predictive, non-experimental design was used to test the model in a random sample of staff nurses. The authors discuss their findings and the implication for nurse administrators...
  24. ncbi request reprint The impact of nursing work environments on patient safety outcomes: the mediating role of burnout/engagement
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    School of Nursing, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Adm 36:259-67. 2006
    ..To test a theoretical model of professional nurse work environments linking conditions for professional nursing practice to burnout and, subsequently, patient safety outcomes...
  25. ncbi request reprint The impact of staff nurse empowerment on person-job fit and work engagement/burnout
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Nurs Adm Q 30:358-67. 2006
    ..The final model fit statistics revealed a good fit (chi2 = 32.4, df = 13, GFI = 0.97, IFI = 0.97, CFI = 0.97, RMSEA = 0.07). These findings have important implications in the current nursing shortage...
  26. ncbi request reprint A psychometric analysis of the patient satisfaction with nursing care quality questionnaire: an actionable approach to measuring patient satisfaction
    Heather Spence Laschinger
    School of Nursing, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Care Qual 20:220-30. 2005
    ..The results of this study yielded actionable, patient-focused results that can be used by managers to address areas requiring improvement...
  27. doi request reprint Situational and dispositional influences on nurses' workplace well-being: the role of empowering unit leadership
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, University of Western Ontario, 1151 Richmond Street, London, Ontario, Canada, Canada
    Nurs Res 60:124-31. 2011
    ..Unit-level leadership and structural empowerment play key roles in creating healthy work environments, yet few researchers have examined these contextual effects on nurses' well-being...
  28. ncbi request reprint Staff nurse empowerment in line and staff organizational structures for chief nurse executives
    Sue Matthews
    Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Adm 36:526-33. 2006
    ..The authors tested a model linking chief nurse executive (CNE) organizational structures (line and staff) to staff nurse perceptions of workplace empowerment in 2 large Canadian hospitals...
  29. doi request reprint Nursing professional practice environments: setting the stage for constructive conflict resolution and work effectiveness
    Heidi Siu
    School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Adm 38:250-7. 2008
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint The influence of nursing unit empowerment and social capital on unit effectiveness and nurse perceptions of patient care quality
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    Author Affiliations Distinguished University Professor and Arthur Labatt Family Nursing Research Chair in Health Human Resources Optimization Dr Spence Laschinger Doctoral Student Ms Read, Arthur and Sonia Labatt Family School of Nursing Assistant Professor, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Paediatrics and Epidemiology and Biostatistics Dr Wilk and Associate Professor and Associate Dean Faculty of Social Science, Department of Psychology Dr Finegan, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    J Nurs Adm 44:347-52. 2014
    ..This study tested a multilevel model examining the effects of work-unit structural empowerment and social capital on perceptions of unit effectiveness and nurses' ratings of patient care quality...
  31. ncbi request reprint The effects of emotionally intelligent leadership behaviour on emergency staff nurses' workplace empowerment and organizational commitment
    Carol Young-Ritchie
    Medicine and Family Medicine Services, London Health Sciences Centre, London, ON, Canada
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 22:70-85. 2009
    ..05; CFI=.99, IFI=.99, RMSEA=.08). Perceived emotionally intelligent leadership behaviour had a strong direct effect on structural empowerment (beta=.54), which in turn had a strong direct effect on organizational commitment (beta=.61)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Nurses' perceptions of the impact of a renal nursing professional practice model on nursing outcomes, characteristics of practice environments and empowerment--Part II
    Lori Harwood
    Adam Linton Hemodialysis Unit, Victoria Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario
    CANNT J 17:35-43. 2007
    ..016) measured by the Conditions of Work Effectiveness II (CWEQ-II) questionnaires. This study provides evidence for PPMs and primary nursing as effective frameworks to positively impact nursing and patient outcomes in a hemodialysis unit...
  33. doi request reprint Effects of work environments on nurse and patient outcomes
    Nancy Purdy
    Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 18:901-13. 2010
    ..To determine the relationship between nurses' perceptions of their work environment and quality/risk outcomes for patients and nurses in acute care settings...
  34. ncbi request reprint Nurses' perceptions of the impact of a renal nursing professional practice model on nursing outcomes, characteristics of practice environments and empowerment--Part I
    Lori Harwood
    Adam Linton Hemodialysis Unit, Victoria Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario
    CANNT J 17:22-9. 2007
    ..016) measured by the Conditions of Work Effectiveness II (CWEQ-II) Questionnaires. This study provides evidence for PPMs and primary nursing as effective frameworks to positively impact nursing and patient outcomes in a hemodialysis unit...
  35. doi request reprint Authentic leadership and nurses' voice behaviour and perceptions of care quality
    Carol A Wong
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 18:889-900. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present study was to test a theoretical model linking authentic leadership with staff nurses' trust in their manager, work engagement, voice behaviour and perceived unit care quality...
  36. doi request reprint Antecedents and consequences of intra-group conflict among nurses
    Joan Almost
    Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 18:981-92. 2010
    ..To test a theoretical model linking selected antecedent variables to intra-group conflict among nurses, and subsequently conflict management style, job stress and job satisfaction...
  37. ncbi request reprint The role of incentives in nurses' aspirations to management roles
    Carol A Wong
    Author Affiliations Associate Professor Dr Wong, Faculty of Health Sciences Distinguished University Professor and Research Chair in Human Resource Optimization Dr Laschinger and Doctoral Student Ms Cziraki, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    J Nurs Adm 44:362-7. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to describe findings from a study examining nurses' perceptions of incentives for pursuing management roles...
  38. doi request reprint Effects of workplace incivility and empowerment on newly-graduated nurses' organizational commitment
    Lesley Marie Smith
    Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 18:1004-15. 2010
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Clinical educators' empowerment, job tension, and job satisfaction: A test of Kanter's Theory
    Mary Anne Davies
    London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurses Staff Dev 22:78-86. 2006
    ..In addition, the combination of high levels of empowerment and low levels of job tension was predictive of high levels of job satisfaction. Implications for staff development administrators are discussed...
  40. doi request reprint Professional practice leadership roles: the role of organizational power and personal influence in creating a professional practice environment for nurses
    Sara Lankshear
    Sara Lankshear, PhD, RN, is Principal Consultant, Relevé Consulting Services, Tiny, Ontario, Canada E mail Michael S Kerr, PhD, is Associate Professor, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada Heather K Spence Laschinger, PhD, RN, FAAN, FCAHS, is Distinguished University Professor, Arthur Labatt Family Chair in Health Human Resource Optimization, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada Carol A Wong, PhD, RN, is Associate Professor, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Health Care Manage Rev 38:349-60. 2013
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Relationships among leadership practices, work environments, staff communication and outcomes in long-term care
    Ann Tourangeau
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 18:1060-72. 2010
    ..To examine the role that work relationships have on two long-term care outcomes: job satisfaction and turnover intention...
  42. ncbi request reprint Building healthy workplaces: time to act on the evidence
    Heather K Spence Laschinger
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario
    Healthc Pap 7:42-5; discussion 109-19. 2007
    ..Stronger incentives must be put in place to ensure that current healthcare settings meet evidence-based standards for healthy work environments...
  43. doi request reprint Part 2: Nurses' career aspirations to management roles: qualitative findings from a national study of Canadian nurses
    Carol A Wong
    Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 21:231-41. 2013
    ..Our aim was to investigate direct-care nurses' interests in formal management roles and factors that facilitate their decision-making...
  44. ncbi request reprint The impact of nurse turnover on patient, nurse, and system outcomes: a pilot study and focus for a multicenter international study
    Linda O'Brien-Pallas
    University of Toronto and Canadian Health Services Research Foundation Canadian Institutes of Health Research, CHSRF CIHR, National Chair in Nursing Human Resources
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 7:169-79. 2006
    ..The results provided significant evidence to justify increased emphasis on nurse retention strategies and the creation of healthy work environments for nurses...
  45. ncbi request reprint Relationships of work and practice environment to professional burnout: testing a causal model
    Michael P Leiter
    Occupational Health and Wellness, Centre for Organizational Research and Development, Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Nurs Res 55:137-46. 2006
    ..Research has established clear links between nurses' experience of professional burnout and many qualities of work environments but more work is needed to clarify interrelationships among aspects of complex organizational settings...
  46. ncbi request reprint Nurse turnover: a literature review
    Laureen J Hayes
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Int J Nurs Stud 43:237-63. 2006
    ..Further research is needed to examine the impact of turnover on health system cost, and how nurse turnover influences patient and nurse outcomes...