Article | . 2018 Vol. 18, Issue. 2
The effect of dental hygienist’s work environment on job satisfaction and organizational commitment



Department of Biomedical Health Science, Graduate School, Dong-Eui University1
Department of Dental Hygiene, Masan University2
Department of Dental Hygiene, Dong-Eui University3




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Objectives: The purpose of this study is to analyze the descriptive correlation of the commission intended to provide effective working practices to enhance job satisfaction and organizational engagement by examining the work environment of the dental hygienist. Methods: After the IRB approval, the subjects were dental hygienists working for dental hospitals and clinics in Busan from May 1st to May 31th of 2017. And the final 153 questionnaires were analyzed to SPSS 23.0 for windows, SPSS Inc. Chicago, IL. USA. The data was analyzed using average standard deviation, t-test, one-way ANOVA and multiple regression analysis. Results: The average working environment of the subjects was found to be 3.37±0.53 points with the average job satisfaction of the subjects of 3.29±0.50 points and the average organizational commitment of the subjects of 3.25±0.59 points. As the working conditions of the working environment are higher, it revealed that the higher the working environment, the better the job satisfaction. Conclusions: In conclusion, this study showed that the ability to support managers' abilities, leadership, and dental hygienists is the most influential factor in job satisfaction and organizational involvement. Also, hospital administrators are encouraged to provide excellent work and leadership skills to enhance both the quality of work and that of work ethic.



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