Measurement Tool

3. Korean Nursing Work Environment Scale (K-NWES)

K-NWES comprised four factors: Institutional support, Head nurses’ leadership, work system, relationship with coworkers, respectively. The total number of items was 30. Responses to each item are measured on a 5-point Likert-type scale (1 = Not at all, 2 = A little bit, 3 = Moderately, 4 = Quite a bit, 5 = Extremely). The total K-NWES score can be between 30 and 150.

‣ Summary

 - Developed in 2015

 - Authors: So-Hee Park, Jiyeon Kang

 - Objective: To measure the work environment of Korean nurses

 - Languages

     Original language: Korean

​     Translations: English

 - Scoring

     Scoring scale = 5-point Likert scale (1=Not at all ~ 5=Extremely)

     Total score = 30~150