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Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing, CourseSmart eTextbook, 7th Edition

By Eleanor J. Sullivan

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jul 24, 2008

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For courses in undergraduate Nursing Management and Leadership


Completely updated in a new edition, Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing provides students with the necessary skills to make sound management decisions in a dynamic health care environment. Used worldwide, this award-winning book is now offered in a revised seventh edition to reflect the many changes in health care and nursing. Targeted to both practicing nurses and those in management, this book provides the tools for using the skills presented in each chapter, case studies with a managers checklist, critical thinking questions, key terms, an easy-to-read format, and a link to online instruction. In the ever-changing health care environment, nurses have never needed this information more.

Table of Contents

Part I Understanding Nursing Management And Organizations

Chapter 1 Introducing Nursing Management

Chapter 2  Designing Organizations

Chapter 3  Delivering Nursing Care

Chapter 4  Leading, Managing, Following

Chapter 5  Initiating and Implementing Change

Chapter 6  Managing and Improving Quality

Chapter 7  Understanding Power And Politics


Part II Learning Key Skills In Nursing Management

Chapter 8  Thinking Critically, Making Decisions, Solving Problems

Chapter 9  Communicating Effectively

Chapter 10  Delegating Successfully

Chapter 11  Building And Managing Teams

Chapter 12  Handling Conflict

Chapter 13  Managing Time


Part III Managing Resources

Chapter 14  Budgeting And Managing Fiscal Resources

Chapter 15  Recruiting And Selecting Staff

Chapter 16  Staffing and Scheduling

Chapter 17  Motivating And Developing Staff

Chapter 18  Evaluating Staff Performance

Chapter 19  Coaching, Disciplining, and Terminating Staff

Chapter 20  Reducing Turnover, Retaining Staff

Chapter 21  Managing Absenteeism and Other Staff Problems

Chapter 22  Preventing Workplace Violence

Chapter 23  Handling Collective-Bargaining Issues


Part IV Taking Care Of Yourself

Chapter 24  Managing Stress

Chapter 25  Advancing Your Career

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$30.60 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-503557-3