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Factors influencing job embeddedness in dental hygienists



고려치과병원1
대전보건대학교 치위생(학)과2




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Objectives: The aim of this study was to examine factors influencing job embeddedness in dental clinic hygienists. Through this study, we suggest the necessity to increase job embeddedness and use that as basic data for effective dental personnel management. Methods: A self-reported questionnaire was filled out by 219 dental clinic hygienists from September 8 to October 8, 2018. Data were analyzed using SPSS 20.0. Independent t-test, one-way ANOVA, Scheffe’s post-hoc test, and Pearson correlation coefficient were reviewed, and a multiple regression analysis was conducted. Results: Dental hygienists scored 3.14 points in job embeddedness. The variables that influenced clinical job embeddedness were self-efficacy, organizational commitment, and job satisfaction. These factors had 56.7% of variance in dental clinic hygienists. Conclusions: Job satisfaction was the most affected factor for dental clinic hygienists. In order to maintain effective personnel management of dental hygienists, strategic program development and application are needed to improve job embeddedness.



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