Kath, Stichles, Ehrhart & Schultze, (2013b). JOGNN

North United States and




Nursing Homes, Military

392 NL*

Cross-sectional, correlational quantitative design

Validated tests

Survey online or by mail


Matsuzaki, Uemura & Yasui (2014) Maturitas


Public and Private Hospitals

338 NS*

514 NM*

Age = 45 - 60 years

Cross-sectional, correlational quantitative design

Self-administered questionnaire

Validated tests

Menopause symptoms


Rudolfsson & Flensner (2012) Journal of Nursing




Nursing Units

10 NL*

8 Male

Age = 41 - 58 years

All registered nurses

Part of wider research project

Hermeneutical approach and an open-ended audio-taped interview

Meaning of suffering

Sherman, Schwarzkopf & Kiger (2011)

International Scholarly

Research Network ISRN Nursing

South Florida

10 Tenet Health facilities

354 Charge Nurses

Age = 46.5 years

19.5 years of job experience

55% associate degree or a diploma degree

Cross-sectional, correlational quantitative design

A survey with five open and closed-ended questions designed by the authors


Job role satisfaction

Factors Impacting Movement into Leadership Roles

Shirey, McDaniel, Ebright, Fisher & Doebbeling (2010). Journal of Nursing Administration40


3 Acute Care


21 NM

95% Female

Age = 37 - 62 years

67% married

29% with children

12 - 35 years of job experience; 1.5 - 18 years NM* experience

Cross-sectional, correlational qualitative design

Interviews with Critical Decision Method (CDM). Three research questions about stressors, coping strategies and health-related outcomes




Psychological and Physical Health

Functional ability

Suzuki, et al. (2009).

Tohoku Kanto, Tokai districts

3 University Hospitals

172 NM*

Age = 43.8 years for burnout group

Age = 44.1 years for no-burnout group

Cross-sectional, correlational quantitative design

Self-administered questionnaire

Burnout, Assertiveness

Turnover intention, Job satisfaction, Social support and coping profiles, Job Perception

Udod, Cummings, Care, Jenkins (2017) JONA

Western Canada

8 Urban and Rural Acute Care


23 NM*

91% Female

Age = 26 - 61 + years

43% 41 - 50 years

57% 20 - 35 years of job experience

52% NM having > 100 individuals to supervise. Years as a NM 5.0 years

Cross-sectional, correlational qualitative design

Individual interviews and focus group interviews

Contact with senior nurse administrators.

The focus group interview was facilitated by the nurse researcher, and field notes taken by the research assistant.

Role stressors

Coping strategies

Van Bogaert, et al. (2014). Journal of Advanced Nursing

Belgium (Flemish)

17 Acute Care Hospitals

365 NM*

Age = 44.1 years

11.8 years of job experience; 11.6 years of NM work experience

57.5% baccalaureate degrees; 80.5%, additional management; 76.4% leadership training

89.6% full-time position

Cross-sectional, correlational quantitative design

Self-administered structured questionnaire

Validated tests

Job role

Job Demand-Control-Support

Organizational variables

Burnout, Emotional exhaustion, Vigor,

Dedication, Absorption Quality of Work, Work