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Organizational culture and values Introduction Organizational culture and values are important lasting beliefs that are shared by members of an organization about what is desirable and what is not. Values influence people’s behaviors particularly in their professional works These values are important in ensuring that people comply to what is expected of them in the workplace Nursing professionals have values, which align with organizational values in order to promote nursing engagement and patient outcomes. Impact of values on nursing engagement The alignment between nursing and organizational values promote nursing engagement Evidently, if an organization’s values contradict with nursing values, this will cause conflict between managers and employees. For instance, the value of integrity promotes trust within the organization The alignment of values also allows free communication and job satisfaction, thus reducing employee turnover Impact of values on patient outcomes The alignment of employee and employer values improves patient outcomes For instance, both organizations and nurses share the value of outcome orientation This shows that they both aim at achieving a common goal Patients benefit from this since they are provided by good services from
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