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Revista Cubana de Enfermería

Print version ISSN 0864-0319On-line version ISSN 1561-2961


IGLESIAS ARMENTEROS, Annia Lourdes  and  TORRES ESPERON, Julia Maricela. An approach to organizational climate. Rev Cubana Enfermer [online]. 2018, vol.34, n.1, e1257.  Epub Mar 01, 2018. ISSN 0864-0319.


Organizational climate is one of the elements to consider in organizational processes, management, change and innovation. For immediate impact becomes relevant in both processes and results and this directly impacts on the quality of the system itself and its development.


To systematize the definition of organizational climate, taking into consideration their relationship in the workplace in nursing practice.


Organizational climate, characteristics, dimensions: content analysis of documents, including original and review reports with the following keywords items is done. They were identified and reviewed articles that were useful for the development of the review, several magazines and monographs and doctoral theses to date that allowed the logical historical analysis of the evolution of the definition of organizational climate.


The systematization of terms related to organizational climate, allowed to define the organizational climate, the characteristics and dimensions, some authors who have dedicated themselves to the study of organizational climate in the world have established their definition, objectives, dimensions, importance, theories and instruments for measuring however their knowledge to improve the quality of institutions it is necessary.

Keywords : Organizational climate; characteristics; dimensions; leadership; motivation; participation; reciprocity.

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