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Safaa Mohammed El-DemerdashPublished Jan 7, 2018
Assistant Professor and LecturerWafaa Mostafa
Assistant Professor and Lecturer
Background: Today's Hospitals' organizational climate is becoming more important than the past because its impact on administrative creativity..When organization climate ease idea creation; knowledge distribution and creative problem-solving, head nurses in that setting are more likely to produce creative ideas. Aim: The aim of the present study is to investigate the association between organizational climate and head nurses’ administrative creativity. Method: Descriptive design was used .The study was conducted at new surgery Zagazig University Hospital. All (65) head nurses from the above mentioned setting. The data was collected by using (1) Work environment scale and, (2) administrative creativity scale. Results: The result of this study showed that high percent (78.5) of head nurses had moderate level of organization climate. Above half (53.9%) of head nurses had moderate level of administrative creativity, significant association at P0.01was found between total organization climate and head nurses` total administrative creativity. Conclusion: High percent of head nurses at Sew Surgery Zagazig University Hospital had moderate level of organization climate and its factors. Also, they had moderate level of total administrative creativity and its dimensions. Significant association was found between head nurses' total level of organization climate , its factors and their total level of administrative creativity and its dimensions except ,head nurses 'levels of intellectual fluency and mental flexibility dimensions of administrative creativity had no significant association with levels of nurse -client relationship and nurse - supervisor relationship factors of organization climate , also head nurse ' level of sensitivity to problems dimension of administrative creativity had no significant association with peer to peer evaluation organization climate. So, top nursing management should pay more attention to the vital role of organization climate as a valuable strategy for upgrading head nurses' creative abilities.