Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing / Edition 4

Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing / Edition 4

by Eleanor J. Sullivan, Phillip J Decker
     
 

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

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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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805378672
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
467
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 2.17(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction to nursing management2
Ch. 2How organizations are designed10
Ch. 3How nursing care is delivered31
Ch. 4Leading and managing43
Ch. 5Understanding legal and ethical issues67
Ch. 6Understanding power and politics84
Ch. 7Thinking critically, making decisions, solving problems100
Ch. 8Communicating effectively121
Ch. 9Handling conflict133
Ch. 10Delegating successfully143
Ch. 11Building and managing teams155
Ch. 12Budgeting and managing resources171
Ch. 13Managing and improving quality182
Ch. 14Using health care technology systems194
Ch. 15Managing stress and time202
Ch. 16Initiating and managing change216
Ch. 17Handling staffing and scheduling230
Ch. 18Recruiting and selecting staff241
Ch. 19Motivating and developing staff259
Ch. 20Evaluating staff performance277
Ch. 21Coaching, disciplining, and terminating staff295
Ch. 22Reducing turnover, retaining staff302
Ch. 23Managing absenteeism and other staff problems312
Ch. 24Handling collective-bargaining issues327

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