Abbreviation / Long Form: CWEQ-II / Conditions of Work Effectiveness Questionnaire-II Abbreviation: CWEQ-II (>> Co-occurring Abbreviation). Long Form. The main purpose of this paper is to examine the psychometric properties of the original five-point CWEQ II using Item Response Theory (IRT) methods, followed . Background: The article presents the Polish adaptation of the Conditions for Work Effectiveness Questionnaire II (CWEQ II), developed by Laschinger et al.

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Rio de Janeiro; Methods of Psychological Research Online8 2 Its interpretation is that the closer i 1, the Cronbach’s Alpha makes the evaluation instrument more trustworthy 11 – Impact of structural and psychological empowerment on job strain in nursing work settings: Showing of 41 references. Results The results of the research were divided into two moments. This paper will focus on the qualitative results.

CWEQ – Conditions for Work Effectiveness

Results Item analysis The mean score on the five-point Likert-type scale used to assess structural empowerment ranged from 2. Derived from specific job characteristics such as; flexibility, adaptability, creativity associated with discretionary decision-making, visibility, and centrality to organizational purpose and goals. Lower values indicate a better fit. The present study was conducted to evaluate the psychometric properties of a newly adapted Chinese version of an instrument designed to measure structural empowerment among staff nurses.

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The first model M1 assumes that all items of the scale load on one common factor “structural empowerment” and, therefore, that the four dimensions cannot be differentiated. Psicothema19 Structural empowerment; Scale; Psychometric validation; University.

Moreover, for the estimation of the model the technique of main components was used contrary to the traditional method of Maximum Probability, that assumes Multivariable Normality of the answers. The Spanish Journal of Psychology16 Most of the sample was married These intense feelings of psychological qualification are strongly influenced by the tension and satisfaction at work, however the tension does not have a direct effect on the satisfaction.


Conditions of Work Effectiveness Questionnaire-II (CWEQ-II) – Allie: Abbreviation / Long Form Info.

According to Kanterworkers are empowered when they perceived that their work cweeq provides opportunity for growth and access to power required wceq carry out job demands. The first one, with identification data and characteristics of the respondents of Hospital 1 and Hospital 2 Table 1. Nurse empowerment from a middle-management perspective: Jobs that provide discretion and are central to the organizational purposes increase access to these empowering structures. The sample was mainly comprised of only two differentiated groups of workers teachers vs.

The results show that the factors: The CWEQ-II could be useful in designing organizational strategies for which empowering employees may be advantageous to improve the quality of services as well as increasing employees’ well-being. A Multidisciplinary Journal6 Cognitive elements of empowerment: The Pain Disability Questionnaire: The instrument in the Portuguese version caeq applied to a group of 40 nurses in two hospitals.

Empowerment, engagement, and perceived effectiveness in nursing work environments: Service climate as a mediator of organizational empowerment in customer-service employees. Method Participants The sample consisted of University employees from a Portuguese public university. Item response theory Status Epilepticus Discriminant. Access to opportunity refers to the possibility of growth and movement within the organization as well as the opportunity to increase knowledge and skills.

On the other hand, informal power is derived from social connections and the development of communication and information channels with sponsors, peers, subordinates, and cross-functional groups Kanter, ; Laschinger et al.

They furthered decided that the dimensions could be perfectly measured by three items.

Table 1 presents the English version as well as the Portuguese version. The process of transcultural adaptation and validation of the components of the Portuguese version of the questionnaire is our first investigative action in a future project as its validation represents another resource at the disposal of the researchers who aim at better understanding the empowerment of nurses and its relation with the organizations and the directive groups of health institutions.


Wirth Quality of Life Research Empowerment and satisfaction in associate degree nurse educators. Consequently, we decided to adopt the four-factor model since it is consistent with the original model Laschinger et al. Furthermore there is the component of global empowerment, composed of two items that validate it, one on environment and the other one on workplace.

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This is a secondary analysis of baseline data from staff nurses whose leaders had attended a leadership development program. Impact of structural and psychological empowerment cwqe job strain in nursing work settings: Kanter’s theory of structural empowerment is the theoretical framework on which the Conditions for Work Effectiveness Questionnaire Laschinger et al.

Also, the context of the Bologna innovative teaching involving University staff requires to explore and analyze the organizational structures that empower both teachers and services staff.

She argues that organizational factors in the workplace are crucial conditions for empowering employees to accomplish their cwq Kanter, ; Laschinger et al. Power within organizations derive from structural conditions and not from cwsq characteristics or the effects of socialization, it is relative and determines the behavior and the perception of impotence of the people in different hierarchical levels 3.

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