Effective Mangement Nursing / Edition 3

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Leading and managing are essential skills for all nurses, both new graduates and experienced practitioners. In today's rapidly changing health care arena, declining revenues and increasing costs mandate that every organization use its resources efficiently. Nurses, as important providers of care, are facing greater challenges to manage fewer resources more effectively. Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing, Fourth Edition, can help student nurses acquire the skills that will ensure their success in today's dynamic health care environment.

"...contains clinical examples & critical thinking exercises to help aid in comprehension...topics range from managed care to management information systems...takes the student from the basics to the specifics of nursing management."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805378627
  • Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 1/28/1992
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 528
  • Product dimensions: 7.41 (w) x 9.24 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I Understanding Nursing Management and Organizations 1
Ch. 1 Introduction to Nursing Management 3
Ch. 2 Organizational Theory and Design 11
Ch. 3 Organizing Care 33
Ch. 4 Leading and Managing 51
Pt. II Key Skills in Nursing Management 87
Ch. 5 Budgeting and Resource Allocation 89
Ch. 6 Effectiveness, Efficiency, and Productivity 105
Ch. 7 Quality Management 125
Ch. 8 Critical Thinking 145
Ch. 9 Communication and Conflict 171
Ch. 10 Using Management Information Systems 199
Ch. 11 Stress and Time Management 215
Ch. 12 Effective Delegation 233
Ch. 13 Building and Managing Teams 247
Ch. 14 Initiating and Managing Change 265
Pt. III Human Resource Management 283
Ch. 15 Recruiting and Selecting Staff 285
Ch. 16 Allocating Staff Resources 311
Ch. 17 Performance Appraisal 331
Ch. 18 Enhancing Employee Performance 361
Ch. 19 Managing Selected Personnel Problems 381
Ch. 20 Collective Bargaining 397
Pt. IV Surviving and Flourishing 413
Ch. 21 Legal and Ethical Issues 415
Ch. 22 Power and Politics 435
Ch. 23 Practical Survival Hints 451
Ch. 24 Developing Your Career 457
Index 469
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