Experiences of female nurses about the cultural consequences of employment in hospitals in Isfahan

Document Type : Original Article


1 Assistant Professor of Management, Islamic Azad University, Khorasgan Branch, Isfahan, Iran

2 M.A. in Management, Islamic Azad University, Khorasgan Branch, Isfahan, Iran


This study was conducted to investigate the experiences of female nurses working in hospitals in Isfahan from cultural consequences. The sample population of the study consisted of 20 female nurses who were carefully based on the criteria. Data collection tools were questionnaires as well as in-depth semi-structured interviews until information saturation. The research method was qualitative analysis using Stoic-Klaizi-Kahn method and the research findings were identified in the form of 100 concepts. In the final analysis, the cultural consequences of female nurses' employees were divided in four general categories: cultural outcomes, occupational issues, family issues, and social issues. The results of the research and the evidence obtained on the effects of financial issues on cultural experiences indicate the tendency of female nurses to become financially independent, help the family economy and promote cultural activities. From the job perspective, indicating their willingness to participate actively in the labour market, from the family perspective, improving the relationships between spouse and raising better children, from the social perspective, expanding social relationships and related scientific and cultural job development.


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