The research paper "Research Critique of a Quantitative Design" overviews the article that studies the role of education in career retention and job satisfaction amongst registered nurses.
The study argues that the years that are invested in education by nurses are considered as an investment which has some direct and indirect costs and can get a person a good job. The initial reactions to the article were the factors that were taken into consideration by the researcher and that their focus was limited to the registered nurses. The researcher is trying to prove a point that education is an investment for career retention which seems to be unrealistic. This is because not all people thrive for education just for career perspectives; they also thrive for acquiring knowledge.
In the literature review, researchers have tried to relate an impact of education in job satisfaction which does not seem to be the only reason for the contribution to acquiring job satisfaction. The performance of an individual plays an important role in career retention because employees have to justify their education through their performances. The researchers have also tried to relate the reasons of a higher turnover rate with low job satisfaction, which is also considered as an incomplete reason for its justifications. Poor performance and inability to follow ethical guidelines are also the reason for a higher turnover rate. The study had been focused on the educational degrees which are acquired by nurses. ...Show more