J Korean Acad Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs.  2021 Jun;30(2):110-118. 10.12934/jkpmhn.2021.30.2.110.

Work Performance, Anger Management Ability, Resiliece, and Self Compassion of Clinical Nurses

  • 1Researcher Assistant, College of Nursing, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
  • 2Professor, College of Nursing, Korea University, Seoul, Korea


This study is aimed to identify the influence of nurses’ anger management ability, resilience, and self-compassion on their nursing work performance.
The study included 220 nurses from 5 hospitals in Gyeonggi-do who consented to participate. Data were collected from July 20 to August 20, 2019. It was conducted that Descriptive analysis, t-test, Pearson's correlation coefficient, multiple regression, ANOVA, and Scheffétest using SPSS 25.0 program. Result: The nurses' work performance showed positive correlations with anger management ability, resilience, and self-compassion. Factors affecting the work performance of nurses were resilience (β=.46, p<.001), total work experience (β=.22, p=.014), current department work experience (β=.17, p=.009), anger management ability (β=.13, p=.026), and the overall explanatory power of these factors was 54.6%.
This study showed that resilience, total work experience, current work experience, and anger management ability were important variables that influence the work performance of nurses. To enhance the nursing performance of clinical nurses, it is necessary to develop and implement training programs that enhance resilience and educational programs that help them manage their anger management ability.


Nurses; Work performance; Anger; Resilience; 간호사, 업무수행능력, 분노, 회복탄력성, 탄력성
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