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Leadership and Management in Nursing, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition

By Mary Ellen Grohar-Murray, Helen R. DiCroce, Joanne C. Langan

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Mar 30, 2010

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For courses in Nursing Leadership and Management.

 

Leadership and Management in Nursing, Fourth Edition, offers an easy-to-read approach to leadership and management principles through case studies and student exercises. The text includes coverage of gender and cultural issues, work place violence, informatics, and the impact of legislation on the nursing profession. Updated with the latest literature, the new edition covers major changes in health care delivery that have occurred over the past several years.

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

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$25.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-253926-5