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2018, vol. 146, iss. 1-2, pp. 48-54
Work motivation and job satisfaction of doctors and nurses in Vojvodina, Serbia
aUniversity of Novi Sad, Faculty of Medicine, Department of General Education Subjects
bUniversity of Novi Sad, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pharmacy

emailmaja.grujicic@mf.uns.ac.rs
Abstract
Introduction/Objective Work motivation and job satisfaction are key issues for organizations nowadays. The aim of this study was to examine whether there is a difference in work motivation and job satisfaction among doctors and nurses in Vojvodina, Serbia. Methods The study included a sample of 230 doctors and 489 nurses, employed in three health centers. Data collection was performed using a self-administered questionnaire. Results The doctors, compared to the nurses, were significantly more motivated by the work motivation factors: accomplishing goals of the health center, good work relationships, positive work environment, possibilities for improvement, and independence at work. Compared to nurses, doctors were significantly more satisfied with the level of independence at work. Conclusion In comparison to nurses, the doctors are more motivated and satisfied with their job.
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article language: English
document type: Original Scientific Paper
DOI: 10.2298/SARH170210130G
published in SCIndeks: 29/03/2018