Purpose - The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between organizational tenure, structural career plateau, and interpersonal deviant behavior for nurses. Moreover, this study also investigated moderating role of proactivity on the effect of organizational tenure on structural career plateau. Design/methodology/approach - This study utilized 448 nurses working at three different types of hospital. The Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA) and the multiple regression analysis were conducted to verify the hypotheses. Findings - The results showed that organizational tenure is positively related to structural career plateau and structural career plateau is positively related to interpersonal deviant behavior. However, moderating effect of proactivity is not significant. Research implications or Originality - Nurses are critical to the competitiveness of hospital organizations considering the proportion of manpower and the role of nurses. One of the important factors that decrease the motivation of nurses is structural career plateau. This study analyzed the antecedent and consequence of structural career plateau. In addition, practical implications for resolving the problem of structural career plateau were provided.
Ⅱ. 이론적 배경 및 가설 설정
Ⅳ. 실증분석 결과