Campus Location

Dallas Campus (Online)

Date of Award


Document Type

DNP Project



Degree Name

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Committee Chair or Primary Advisor

Faisal Aboul-Enein

Second Committee Member or Secondary Advisor

Robert Koch



This study investigated the efficacy of a culture educational intervention program in addressing toxic work culture within healthcare settings. The prevalence of toxic work environments in healthcare has been linked to adverse outcomes for both employees and patients. The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of a targeted culture educational intervention on shifting organizational culture towards more positive dimensions, specifically focusing on Clan, Adhocracy, Market, and Hierarchy cultures. Utilizing a quantitative quasi-experimental design, this study employed repeated measures to assess participants' perceptions of organizational culture before, immediately after, and preferred following the intervention. The sample consisted of healthcare professionals, specifically nurses, working in diverse roles within healthcare organizations. Data collection methods included pre- and postintervention surveys to gather quantitative insights into participants' perceptions and experiences. Findings from the study indicated significant improvements in preferred organizational culture dimensions following the intervention. The educational intervention demonstrated promising outcomes in fostering positive cultural changes within healthcare organizations.

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