Organizational socialization in the first three years of nursing profession: strategies to decrease turnover intention

Marco Tomietto, Cristina Maria Rappagliosi, Riccardo Sartori, Adalgisa Battistelli ABSTRACT: In the first years of nursing profession, new-graduate nurses’ turnover intention is a relevant issue due to both the tangible and intangible costs it generates to health care organizations, such as selection and recruitment costs, ward team burden in the onboarding process and the possibility[…]

An agent based model approach to study prosocial behavior in organizations

Riccardo Sartori, Andrea Ceschi, Dorina Hysenbelli, Xiuzhi Sang ABSTRACT: Using a simulation named Agent Based Model (ABM) (Bonabeau, 2002; Epstein, 2006) we explore the effect of some prosocial behavior variables in a virtual environment, such as: Motivation to help, Warm- Glow feelings associated with helping (Andreoni, 1990), and the Pseudo-inefficacy effect. The Pseudoinefficacy effect found[…]

Studying teamwork and team climate by using a business simulation: How communication and innovation can improve group learning and decision-making performance

Andrea Ceschi, Ksenia Dorofeeva, Riccardo Sartori ABSTRACT: Purpose ‐ The purpose of this paper is to investigate how dimensions related to teamwork and team climate can influence decision making and learning of teams (performance). In order to understand which factors are more effective, several relevant group and team characteristics drawn from classical literature on groups[…]

Prosocial Behavior & Enviroment issues

Theories that explain prosocial behavior with emotional experiences are related to Empathy theories and Feeling-oriented theories. They focus on emotional benefit from helping (Andreoni, 1990; Cialdini et al., 1987, Dickert, Sagara, & Slovic, 2011) and describe prosocial behavior as the result of a personal experience based on emotion regulation. Empathy theories suggest that altruism is[…]