Planned Change Theories for Nursing: Review, Analysis, and Implications / Edition 1

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This ground-breaking book is designed to enable nurses to understand the process of planned change. It presents overviews of three widely accepted change theories as well as a new systems-orientated planned change theory, and shows the implications of the theories for nursing practice.

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Outlines three widely accepted change theories and a new systems- oriented theory, and demonstrates their implications for nursing practice. Explores the rationale for studying planned change theories and criteria for choosing among them, then delves into the role of power in change, moral and ethical questions arising from planned change, the diagnosis process, innovations as solutions, evaluating planned change, and other aspects. Includes a glossary without pronunciation. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761902355
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 12/5/1997
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Table of Contents

Planned Change Theories
Choose Well, Use Well
Fuel for Your Engine
The 'High Ground'
A Problem
Says Who? (Diagnostics)
Solutions that Fit
Choose the Right Path
Action Plans To Get You There
Strategies and Tactics
Did It Work? (Evaluation)
Altering Square Pegs To Fit Round Holes
Lewins's Micro Theories
Analysis and Critique of Lewin's Micro Theories
Altering the Lewin Square Peg
Bennis, Benne and Chin's Planned Change Writings
Analysis and Critique of the Planned Change Writings of Bennis, Benne and Chin
Altering the Bennis, Benne and Chin Square Peg
The Rogers Diffusion Model
Analysis and Critique of the Rogers Diffusion Model
Altering the Diffusion Model Square Peg
Bhola's Configuration (CLER) Model
Analysis and Critique of Bhola's Configurations (CLER) Model
Altering the CLER Model Square Peg
Theoretical Underpinnings for Nursing's Planned Change Research
Planned Change Theories and Research-Based Nursing Practice
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