Az onkológiai szakdolgoz ókérzelmi munkájának vizsgálata a pályaválasztá si motivációk tükrében

Translated title of the contribution: Research on carreer motivators affecting the emotional labour of oncology health care professionals

Kornélia Szluha, Kornélia Lazányi, Ákos Horváth, János Szántó, Judit Tóth, Zoltán Hernádi, Róbert Póka, László Damjanovich, Zoltán Garami, Balázs Fülöp, Péter Molnár

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

In the course of their everyday work health care professionals (HCPs) often have to change their true feelings. The literature labels this performance as emotional labor. This article is presenting data on the characteristics of HCPs' most endangered by the negative consequences of emotional labor. Our simple choice question survey was conducted at Debrecen University Medical Healthcare Center with the help of 50 oncology HCPs volunteers. Nearly 90% of the HCPs examined change their true feelings in the course of work. It is very difficult to classify the assemblage of those threatened by the negative upshots of the emotional labor. Due to our research we found appalling differences of work motivation that were tightly interconnected with the respondents' emotional labor and their perceived role/emotional expectations. We succeeded in establishing three clusters and defining each cluster's characteristics. Figures suggest that only somewhat more than the half of the HCPs is authentic professional helper, and 45% of them does not or only slightly perceive the patients' demands concerning their work. Therefore, it is important that the work environment does not only assist the work of HCPs by professional means, but along emotional dimensions as well.

Translated title of the contributionResearch on carreer motivators affecting the emotional labour of oncology health care professionals
Original languageHungarian
Pages (from-to)65-69
Number of pages5
JournalMagyar onkologia
Volume52
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Research on carreer motivators affecting the emotional labour of oncology health care professionals'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this