Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing / Edition 5

Paperback (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $1.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 95%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (22) from $1.99   
  • New (1) from $50.00   
  • Used (21) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$50.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(113)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

Used worldwide, this award-winning book has been revised to reflect many changes in nursing and health care. Targeted to students, practicing nurses, and those in management, this book helps all nurses acquire skills they need to be successful in today's dynamic health environment.

FEATURES:
  • NEW—added chapters on retention of nurses and workplace violence prevention
  • NEW—expanded technology content, especially networking among information systems and linking clinical data with information systems
  • NEW—expanded community and public health content
  • NEW—Questions to Challenge You at the end of each chapter
  • NEW—list of tools for using the skills presented in the chapter
  • NEW—Case Studies with Manager's Checklist that show concepts in action

This text provides an overall foundation on management and leadership for new nurses and nurses new to management. Nurses, as important providers of care, are facing greater challenges to manage fewer resources more effectively. This book provides student nurses with the necessary skills to make sound management decisions in a dynamic healthcare environment.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
This book provides students with an overall foundation in leadership and management as well as the skills to make management decisions in a dynamic health environment. Specific sections cover understanding nursing management and organizations, key skills in nursing management, and human resource management. Basic principles of leadership and management are emphasized, and principal skills are outlined. Sullivan teaches nursing at University of Kansas. Decker teaches business and public administration at the University of Houston. Jameson teaches nursing at University of Missouri. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805328332
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 12/22/2000
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 7.98 (w) x 9.88 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Eleanor J. Sullivan, PhD, RN, FAAN, is the former dean of the University Kansas School of Nursing and past president of Sigma Theta Tau International. She has served on the board of directors of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and on the advisory council of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism at the National Institutes of Health, among other professional positions.

Dr. Sullivan is known for her publications in nursing, including this award-winning textbook, Effective Leadership & Management in Nursing, and most recently, Becoming Influential: A Guide for Nurses from Prentice Hall. Other publications include Creating Nursing's Future: Issues, Opportunities and Challenges and Nursing Care for Clients with Substance Abuse. From 1997 to 2002, she served as editor of the Journal of Professional Nursing, the official journal of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

Today Dr. Sullivan is a professional speaker and mystery author. Her first mystery, Twice Dead, features nurse sleuth Monika Everhardt. By showing nursing realistically, she hopes that readers will understand the complexity of nursing care and the skills and knowledge involved in being a nurse. Deadly Diversion, the second book in the series, was recently released by Hilliard & Harris.

Read More Show Less

Read an Excerpt

Preface

Leading and managing are essential skills for all nurses in today's rapidly changing health care arena. New graduates find themselves managing unlicensed assistive personnel, and experienced nurses are managing groups of health care providers from a variety of disciplines and educational levels. Declining revenues and increasing costs mandate that every organization use its resources efficiently; thus, nurses are challenged to manage effectively with fewer resources. Never has the information presented in Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing, Fifth Edition, been needed more. This textbook can help both student nurses and those with practice experience acquire the skills to ensure success in today's dynamic health care environment.

FEATURES OF THE FIFTH EDITION

Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing has made a significant and lasting contribution to the education of nurses and nurse managers in its four previous editions. Used worldwide, this award-winning textbook is now offered in an updated and revised edition to reflect changes in the current health care system and in response to suggestions from the book's users. The Fifth Edition builds upon the work of previous contributors to provide the most up-to-date and comprehensive learning package for today's busy students and professionals.

Two supplementary texts, the popular student workbook and the Instructor's Resource Manual, have been revised. In addition, we have added a few unique new supplements—a Companion Website and online course management systems—designed to enhance both student and faculty use of this textbook.Together this complete package facilitates rapid learning of essential content and skills.

Student-Friendly Learning Tools

Designed with the adult learner in mind, the book focuses on the application of the content presented and integrates clinical examples throughout each chapter. To further illustrate and emphasize key points, each chapter in this edition includes these features:

  • Chapter outline and content preview
  • Key terms defined on the pages where they first appear
  • "Leadership and Management in Action"—end-of-chapter critical thinking exercises that help students apply what they have learned
  • A bulleted summary at the end of the chapter
  • Up-to-date references

Plus, at the end of each chapter, the reader will find a link to the Companion Website for additional exercises and research on the Web.

HALLMARK FEATURE: MULTIDISCIPLINARY AUTHORS

This book has been a success for many reasons. It combines practicality with conceptual understanding; is responsive to the needs of faculty, nurse managers, and students; and taps the expertise of contributors from a variety of disciplines, especially management professionals whose work has been adapted by nurses for current nursing practice. The expertise of management professors in schools of business and practicing nurse managers is seldom incorporated into nursing textbooks. This unique approach provides students with invaluable knowledge and skills and sets the book apart from others.

ORGANIZATION

The text is organized into three sections that address the essential information and key skills that nurses must learn to succeed in today's volatile health care environment.

Part I. Understanding Nursing Management and Organizations. Part I introduces the concepts of organizations and organizational theory and design with an emphasis on redesign, restructuring, reengineering, integrated care networks, and managed care. Leadership is presented within a theoretical framework, and management functions are explained. Also included in Part I is information about legal challenges, ethical dilemmas, power, and politics, all necessary for nurses to succeed and prosper.

Part II. Key Skills in Nursing Management. Essential skills for today's managers comprise Part II. These include creating and managing budgets, encouraging efficiency and productivity, promoting quality management, solving problems and making decisions, communicating with a variety of individuals and groups, resolving conflicts, using information technology effectively, managing time and stress, delegating, working in teams, and effecting change.

Part III. Human Resource Management. Human resources are the health care system's most valuable asset so nurses must be adept at recruiting and selecting staff, assigning staff, handling scheduling, managing turnover, appraising and enhancing performance, and handling the inevitable personnel problems. In addition, collective bargaining—a key issue today in many organizations—is included in Part III.

NEW EXPANDED TEACHING AND LEARNING PACKAGE

Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing has been designed for leadership and management courses for undergraduate students and for experienced nurses who are new managers. The book comes with a complete teaching/learning package, which includes the Instructor's Resource Manual; a student workbook, Nursing Leadership and Management in Action; a Companion Website; and online course companions available in WebCT and Blackboard.

Instructor's Resource Manual. The popular Instructor's Resource Manual provides instructors with a comprehensive outline of the entire book for syllabi and classroom lectures, a complete test bank, and overhead transparency masters. The Instructor's Resource Manual also guides instructors in how to get the most out of the other elements of the teaching/ learning package, such as the student workbook, Nursing Leadership and Management in Action, and the Companion Website.

Nursing Leadership and Management in Action. The companion workbook, Nursing Leadership and Management in Action, has been designed for use with Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing, Fifth Edition. Developed to help students acquire practical management skills, the workbook consists of a series of modules, each focusing on a particular skill. Some modules are designed for individual student practice and others for use in the skills laboratory or classroom. This workbook provides the instructor with valuable teaching activities and gives students opportunities to practice the skills introduced in the textbook. Activities in the workbook cover important timely topics, including problem solving, critical thinking, leadership styles, budgeting, using the Internet, communication, conflict resolution, delegation, and sensitivity to multicultural issues.

Companion Website. New to this package is a free Companion Website. This website serves as a text-specific, interactive online workbook to both Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing and Nursing Leadership and Management in Action. The Companion Website includes modules for objectives, chapter outlines, key terms and definitions, discussion questions with essay responses, NCLEX review questions with automatic grading, current event exercises with links to other sites for student research and essay responses, and more. Instructors adopting this textbook for their courses have free access to an online Syllabus Manager with a whole host of features that facilitate the students' use of this Companion Website.

Online Course Management. Also new to this package are online course companions available for schools using WebCT and Blackboard course management systems. For more information about adopting an online course management system to accompany Effective Leadership and Management, Fifth Edition, please contact your Prentice Hall Health sales representative.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

The success of previous editions of this book has been due to the expertise of many contributors. Nursing administrators, management professors, and faculty in schools of nursing all made significant contributions to earlier editions. I am enormously grateful to them for sharing their knowledge and experience to help nurses learn leadership and management skills. Without them, this book would not exist. A complete list of contributing authors to all the editions of Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing is found on page viii.

At Prentice Hall Health, Executive Editor, Maura Connor, and Beth Romph, Editorial Assistant, guided this revision throughout. Gretchen Miller provided editing services, Larry Purnell contributed advice about health care organizations, Carol Perry offered up-to-date information on employment law, and Karen Backus furnished information on the status of collective bargaining. I am grateful to all of them.

Because health care continues to change, reviewers who are using the book in their management practice and in their classes provided invaluable comments and suggestions. I am indebted to the reviewers listed on page viii.

A special thank you to Consulting Editor, Pat Jamerson. She managed the project throughout, updated content, wrote, and edited chapters. Her work was vital to this edition and is greatly appreciated.

To everyone who has contributed to this fine book over the years, I thank you.

Eleanor J. Sullivan, PhD, RN, FAAN

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction to nursing management 2
Ch. 2 How organizations are designed 10
Ch. 3 How nursing care is delivered 31
Ch. 4 Leading and managing 43
Ch. 5 Understanding legal and ethical issues 67
Ch. 6 Understanding power and politics 84
Ch. 7 Thinking critically, making decisions, solving problems 100
Ch. 8 Communicating effectively 121
Ch. 9 Handling conflict 133
Ch. 10 Delegating successfully 143
Ch. 11 Building and managing teams 155
Ch. 12 Budgeting and managing resources 171
Ch. 13 Managing and improving quality 182
Ch. 14 Using health care technology systems 194
Ch. 15 Managing stress and time 202
Ch. 16 Initiating and managing change 216
Ch. 17 Handling staffing and scheduling 230
Ch. 18 Recruiting and selecting staff 241
Ch. 19 Motivating and developing staff 259
Ch. 20 Evaluating staff performance 277
Ch. 21 Coaching, disciplining, and terminating staff 295
Ch. 22 Reducing turnover, retaining staff 302
Ch. 23 Managing absenteeism and other staff problems 312
Ch. 24 Handling collective-bargaining issues 327
Read More Show Less

Preface

Leading and managing are essential skills for all nurses in today's rapidly changing health care arena. New graduates find themselves managing unlicensed assistive personnel, and experienced nurses are managing groups of health care providers from a variety of disciplines and educational levels. Declining revenues and increasing costs mandate that every organization use its resources efficiently; thus, nurses are challenged to manage effectively with fewer resources. Never has the information presented in Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing, Fifth Edition, been needed more. This textbook can help both student nurses and those with practice experience acquire the skills to ensure success in today's dynamic health care environment.

FEATURES OF THE FIFTH EDITION

Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing has made a significant and lasting contribution to the education of nurses and nurse managers in its four previous editions. Used worldwide, this award-winning textbook is now offered in an updated and revised edition to reflect changes in the current health care system and in response to suggestions from the book's users. The Fifth Edition builds upon the work of previous contributors to provide the most up-to-date and comprehensive learning package for today's busy students and professionals.

Two supplementary texts, the popular student workbook and the Instructor's Resource Manual, have been revised. In addition, we have added a few unique new supplements—a Companion Website and online course management systems—designed to enhance both student and faculty use of this textbook. Together this complete packagefacilitates rapid learning of essential content and skills.

Student-Friendly Learning Tools

Designed with the adult learner in mind, the book focuses on the application of the content presented and integrates clinical examples throughout each chapter. To further illustrate and emphasize key points, each chapter in this edition includes these features:

  • Chapter outline and content preview
  • Key terms defined on the pages where they first appear
  • "Leadership and Management in Action"—end-of-chapter critical thinking exercises that help students apply what they have learned
  • A bulleted summary at the end of the chapter
  • Up-to-date references

Plus, at the end of each chapter, the reader will find a link to the Companion Website for additional exercises and research on the Web.

HALLMARK FEATURE: MULTIDISCIPLINARY AUTHORS

This book has been a success for many reasons. It combines practicality with conceptual understanding; is responsive to the needs of faculty, nurse managers, and students; and taps the expertise of contributors from a variety of disciplines, especially management professionals whose work has been adapted by nurses for current nursing practice. The expertise of management professors in schools of business and practicing nurse managers is seldom incorporated into nursing textbooks. This unique approach provides students with invaluable knowledge and skills and sets the book apart from others.

ORGANIZATION

The text is organized into three sections that address the essential information and key skills that nurses must learn to succeed in today's volatile health care environment.

Part I. Understanding Nursing Management and Organizations. Part I introduces the concepts of organizations and organizational theory and design with an emphasis on redesign, restructuring, reengineering, integrated care networks, and managed care. Leadership is presented within a theoretical framework, and management functions are explained. Also included in Part I is information about legal challenges, ethical dilemmas, power, and politics, all necessary for nurses to succeed and prosper.

Part II. Key Skills in Nursing Management. Essential skills for today's managers comprise Part II. These include creating and managing budgets, encouraging efficiency and productivity, promoting quality management, solving problems and making decisions, communicating with a variety of individuals and groups, resolving conflicts, using information technology effectively, managing time and stress, delegating, working in teams, and effecting change.

Part III. Human Resource Management. Human resources are the health care system's most valuable asset so nurses must be adept at recruiting and selecting staff, assigning staff, handling scheduling, managing turnover, appraising and enhancing performance, and handling the inevitable personnel problems. In addition, collective bargaining—a key issue today in many organizations—is included in Part III.

NEW EXPANDED TEACHING AND LEARNING PACKAGE

Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing has been designed for leadership and management courses for undergraduate students and for experienced nurses who are new managers. The book comes with a complete teaching/learning package, which includes the Instructor's Resource Manual; a student workbook, Nursing Leadership and Management in Action; a Companion Website; and online course companions available in WebCT and Blackboard.

Instructor's Resource Manual. The popular Instructor's Resource Manual provides instructors with a comprehensive outline of the entire book for syllabi and classroom lectures, a complete test bank, and overhead transparency masters. The Instructor's Resource Manual also guides instructors in how to get the most out of the other elements of the teaching/ learning package, such as the student workbook, Nursing Leadership and Management in Action, and the Companion Website.

Nursing Leadership and Management in Action. The companion workbook, Nursing Leadership and Management in Action, has been designed for use with Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing, Fifth Edition. Developed to help students acquire practical management skills, the workbook consists of a series of modules, each focusing on a particular skill. Some modules are designed for individual student practice and others for use in the skills laboratory or classroom. This workbook provides the instructor with valuable teaching activities and gives students opportunities to practice the skills introduced in the textbook. Activities in the workbook cover important timely topics, including problem solving, critical thinking, leadership styles, budgeting, using the Internet, communication, conflict resolution, delegation, and sensitivity to multicultural issues.

Companion Website. New to this package is a free Companion Website. This website serves as a text-specific, interactive online workbook to both Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing and Nursing Leadership and Management in Action. The Companion Website includes modules for objectives, chapter outlines, key terms and definitions, discussion questions with essay responses, NCLEX review questions with automatic grading, current event exercises with links to other sites for student research and essay responses, and more. Instructors adopting this textbook for their courses have free access to an online Syllabus Manager with a whole host of features that facilitate the students' use of this Companion Website.

Online Course Management. Also new to this package are online course companions available for schools using WebCT and Blackboard course management systems. For more information about adopting an online course management system to accompany Effective Leadership and Management, Fifth Edition, please contact your Prentice Hall Health sales representative.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

The success of previous editions of this book has been due to the expertise of many contributors. Nursing administrators, management professors, and faculty in schools of nursing all made significant contributions to earlier editions. I am enormously grateful to them for sharing their knowledge and experience to help nurses learn leadership and management skills. Without them, this book would not exist. A complete list of contributing authors to all the editions of Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing is found on page viii.

At Prentice Hall Health, Executive Editor, Maura Connor, and Beth Romph, Editorial Assistant, guided this revision throughout. Gretchen Miller provided editing services, Larry Purnell contributed advice about health care organizations, Carol Perry offered up-to-date information on employment law, and Karen Backus furnished information on the status of collective bargaining. I am grateful to all of them.

Because health care continues to change, reviewers who are using the book in their management practice and in their classes provided invaluable comments and suggestions. I am indebted to the reviewers listed on page viii.

A special thank you to Consulting Editor, Pat Jamerson. She managed the project throughout, updated content, wrote, and edited chapters. Her work was vital to this edition and is greatly appreciated.

To everyone who has contributed to this fine book over the years, I thank you.

Eleanor J. Sullivan, PhD, RN, FAAN

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4
( 1 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(1)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)