Retention of Nurses in Medium Size Health Care Units -Role of Work Life Balance, Compensation and Work Environment
Umamaheswari S1, Radhika S2, Chandrasekar A3

1Umamaheswari S*,Department of Management Studies, School of Management Studies, Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, India.
2Radhika S, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, School of Electrical and Electronics, Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, India.
3Chandrasekar A, Department of CSE, St. Joseph‟s College of Engineering, Chennai, India.
Manuscript received on December 17, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on December 27, 2019. | Manuscript published on January 10, 2020. | PP: 510-514 | Volume-9 Issue-3, January 2020. | Retrieval Number: L35561081219/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.L3556.019320
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Abstract: This paper evaluates the impact of compensation, work life balance and work environment towards organization commitment of nurses who belong to less attended medium size health care units in and around Chennai City in India. It also deals with the impact of organization commitment towards retention of nurses. From the findings it is evident that the commitment of nurses in the hospital increases their likelihood of continuation. Also it reveals that compensation is the predominant factor followed by work life balance and work environment in enhancing organization commitment. 
Keywords: Compensation, Work life Balance, Work Environment, Organization Commitment, Nurses Retention.
Scope of the Article:  Environmental Engineering