Leadership and Management in Nursing

Paperback | March 11, 2010

byMary Ellen Grohar-murray, Helen R. DiCroce, Joanne C. Langan

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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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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...

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Leadership and Management in Nursing, Fourth Edition, offers an easy-to-read approach to leadership and management principles through case studies and student exercises. 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 del...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:360 pages, 9 × 6.9 × 0.7 inPublished:March 11, 2010Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0135138671

ISBN - 13:9780135138670

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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