J Korean Acad Nurs Adm.  2020 Dec;26(5):478-487. 10.11111/jkana.2020.26.5.478.

Reliability and Validity of the Bullying Measurement in Korean Nurses' Workplace

Affiliations
  • 1Assistant Professor, Daejeon Health Institute of Technology, korea
  • 2Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing, Kyungmin University, korea

Abstract

Purpose
In this study the validity and reliability of the Korean version of the bullying (bullying-K) measure for nurses in Korea was investigated.
Methods
Participants included 392 nurses from general hospitals with over 300 beds in Korea and was carried out for 2 months in the form of self reporting questionnaires. In this study the content validity, construct validity, concurrent validity and reliability were verified using SPSS 18.0 and AMOS 20.0.
Results
The Korean version of the bullying measurement which is comprised of six factors, with a total of 37 questions that include eleven regarding attacks towards showing oneself and communication, eight regarding effects on psychology and fatigue, eight regarding effects of the organization and management, five regarding attacks towards personal and professional relationships, two regarding effects on health and three regarding effects on social relationships. The Korean version of the bullying measurement was validated by confirmatory factor analysis (x2 /df=2.90, CFI=.90, GFI=.85, NFI=.86, RMR=.06, RMSEA=.06, TLI=.89). Furthermore, the reliability verification showed Cronbach's ⍺= .85, confirming that the Korean version of the tool in this study was very reliable.
Conclusion
This study showed that the Korean version of the bullying measurement is a valid and reliable instrument to assess nurses in Korea.

Keyword

Bullying; Validation study; Nurses
Full Text Links
  • JKANA
Actions
Cited
CITED
export Copy
Close
Share
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
Similar articles
    DB Error: unknown error