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Motivating Healthcare Workers to Work During a Crisis: A Literature Review

Author(s): Christine D. Valdez, Thomas W. Nichols

Citation: Christine D. Valdez, Thomas W. Nichols, (2013) "Motivating Healthcare Workers to Work During a Crisis: A Literature Review," Journal of Management Policy and Practice, Vol. 14, Iss. 4, pp. 43 - 51

Article Type: Research paper

Publisher: North American Business Press


Healthcare professionals are vital for assisting society through public health crises, natural disasters,
and catastrophes. A review of the literature reveals many such professionals, however, are unwilling to
work during these times, for various reasons. Motivational tools are reviewed and suggestions are made
on how to best ensure healthcare workers will report for duty when they are most needed.