Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing: Theory & Application / Edition 5

Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing: Theory & Application / Edition 5

by Carol Jorgensen Huston
     
 

ISBN-10: 078179594X

ISBN-13: 9780781795944

Pub. Date: 02/01/2005

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Now in its Fifth Edition, this foremost leadership and management text incorporates application with theory and emphasizes critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making. More than 225 case studies and learning exercises promote critical thinking and interactive discussion.

This edition includes 46 new case studies in settings such as acute care,

Overview

Now in its Fifth Edition, this foremost leadership and management text incorporates application with theory and emphasizes critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making. More than 225 case studies and learning exercises promote critical thinking and interactive discussion.

This edition includes 46 new case studies in settings such as acute care, ambulatory care, long-term care, and community health. The book addresses timely nursing leadership and management issues, such as leadership development, staffing, delegation, ethics and law, organizational, political, and personal power, management and technology, and more. Web links and learning exercises appear in each chapter. An Instructor's CD-ROM includes a testbank and PowerPoint slides.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781795944
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
02/01/2005
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
752
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.13(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

    Unit 1: A New Approach to Leadership and Management

  1. Decision making, problem solving, and critical thinking: Requisites for successful leadership and management
  2. Introduction to Management and Management Decision Making
  3. Developing Leadership

    Unit 2: Foundation for Effective Leadership and Management

  4. Ethics, Law, and Advocacy
  5. Legal and Legislative Issues
  6. Patient Subordinate and Professional Advocacy

    Unit 3: Roles and Functions in Planning

  7. The Planning Hierarchy and Strategic Planning
  8. Planned Change
  9. Time Management
  10. Fiscal Planning
  11. Career Development

    Unit 4: Roles and Functions in Organizing

  12. Organizational Structure
  13. Understanding Organizational, Political, and Personal Power
  14. Organizing Patient Care

    Unit 5: Roles and Functions in Staffing

  15. Preliminary Staffing Functions: Employee Recruitment, Selection, Placement and Indoctrination
  16. Meeting Staff Socialization and Educational Needs for Team Building
  17. Staffing Needs and Scheduling Policies

    Unit 6: Roles and Functions in Directing

  18. Creating a Motivating Climate
  19. Organizational, Interpersonal, and Group Communication
  20. Delegation
  21. Managing Conflict
  22. Understanding Collective Bargaining, Unionization, and Employment Laws

    Unit 7: Roles and Functions in Controlling

  23. Quality Control
  24. Performance Appraisal
  25. Problem Employees: Rule Breakers, Marginal Employees and the Chemically or Mentally Impaired

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