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Question 3"Nurses are charged with monitoring and improving the safety and quality of care, managing with limited resources, participating in organizational decision making, [and] working with teams of professionals and nonprofessionals from various generations and cultures" (Sullivan, 2018, p. 9). As an effective nurse, one needs to understand the various cultures in both ethnic culture as well as generational culture, not only of their patients but also of their peers. "Organizational culture...comprises the basic assumptions and values held by members of the organization" (Sullivan, 2018, p. 29). If the unit identifies the ethnic and generational culture of the employees, it will be able to increase its retention of nurses. "Workplace culture in nursing and healthcare is so important to job satisfaction, staff retention, and patient outcomes" (Carlson,2017, para. 1). Retention is a vital aspect of a healthcare system and nursing shortages continue to be a problem on most units. The loss of experienced nurses will result in higher education costs for the
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