Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing Theory and Application

ISBN-10: 078177246X

ISBN-13: 9780781772464

Edition: 6th 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Bessie L. Marquis, Carol J. Huston

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Now in its Sixth 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. Case studies cover a variety of settings, including acute care, ambulatory care, long-term care, and community health. The book addresses timely 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.
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List price: $61.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 1/24/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 752
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.838
Language: English

The Critical Triad: Decision Making, Management, and Leadership
Decision Making, Problem Solving, and Critical Thinking: Requisites for Successful Leadership and Management
Classical Views of Leadership and Management
Twenty-First Century Thinking About Leadership and Management
Foundation for Effective Leadership and Management: Ethics, Law, and Advocacy
Ethical Issues
Legal and Legislative Issues
Patient, Subordinate, and Professional Advocacy
Roles and Functions in Planning
Operational and Strategic Planning
Planned Change
Time Management
Fiscal Planning
Career Development: From New Graduate to Retirement
Roles and Functions in Organizing
Organizational Structure
Understanding Organizational, Political, and Personal Power
Organizing Patient Care
Roles and Functions in Staffing
Employee Recruitment, Selection, Placement, and Indoctrination
Socializing and Educating Staff for Team Building
Staffing Needs and Scheduling Policies
Roles and Functions in Directing
Creating a Motivating Climate
Organizational, Interpersonal, and Group Communication
Managing Conflict
Understanding Collective Bargaining, Unionization, and Employment Laws
Roles and Functions in Controlling
Quality Control
Performance Appraisal
Problem Employees: Rule Breakers, Marginal Employees, and the Chemically or Psychologically Impaired
Solutions to Selected Learning Exercises
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