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Leadership and Management in Nursing

Leadership and Management in Nursing

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By (author) Mary Ellen Grohar-Murray, By (author) Helen R. Dicroce, By (author) Joanne C. Langan

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  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Format: Paperback | 360 pages
  • Dimensions: 178mm x 229mm x 13mm | 454g
  • Publication date: 11 March 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Upper Saddle River
  • ISBN 10: 0135138671
  • ISBN 13: 9780135138670
  • Edition: 4, Revised
  • Edition statement: 4th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: ill
  • Sales rank: 822,956

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Completely updated in a new edition, this book utilizes widely accepted models of leadership, and recognizes time-related changes that have occurred in health care delivery and how nursing is practiced. With a heavy emphasis on the workplace, it covers legal and ethical issues, as well as improving human relationship skills. Additional topics include: * The new health care system, * Leadership theory, the interactive processes of leadership, and ethics * An overview of organization and management * Managers' responsibilities * An introduction to the management of resources. This is an esential resource for any staff nurse!

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"I really like the way this book is written with systematic chapters building on each other and, most of all, clear learning objectives to commence each chapter." - Dr. Julie Cullen, Centre for Innovation and Leadership in Health Sciences, University of Southampton

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Completely updated in a new edition, this book utilizes widely accepted models of leadership, and recognizes time-related changes that have occurred in health care delivery and how nursing is practiced. With a heavy emphasis on the workplace, it covers legal and ethical issues, as well as improving human relationship skills. Additional topics include: The new health care system, Leadership theory, the interactive processes of leadership, and ethics An overview of organization and management Managers' responsibilities An introduction to the management of resources. This is an esential resource for any staff nurse!

Table of contents

UNIT 1: LEADERSHIP 1 1. The Health Care System: Environment for Nursing Leadership 2. Leadership Theory 3. Interactive Processes of Leadership: Communication and the Group Process 4. Decision Making and Conflict Management 5. The Ethical Responsibility of the Nurse Leader UNIT 2: AN OVERVIEW OF ORGANIZATIONS AND MANAGEMENT 6. Organization and Management Theory 7. Overview of Nursing Management 8. Delegation: The Manager's Tool UNIT 3: SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE MANAGER 9. Maintaining Standards 10. Motivation in the Work Setting 11. Monitoring and Improving Performance 12. Legal Issues in the Work Place 13. Managing Change UNIT 4: MANAGING RESOURCES 14. Managing Resources: The Staff 15. Managing Resources: Time 16. Managing Resources: The Budget 17. Informatics in Nursing