New Leadership Challenge Creating the Future of Nursing

ISBN-10: 0803620454

ISBN-13: 9780803620452

Edition: 3rd 2009 (Revised)

Authors: Sheila C. Grossman, Theresa M. Valiga, Theresa Valiga

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Whatever your role or practice environment, here are the techniques you can use to realize your leadership potential, advance your career, improve patient care, and influence the future of nursing.
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List price: $39.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 9/4/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

The Nature of Leadership: Distinguishing Leadership from Management
Brief Overview of Selected Theories of Leadership
Leadership and Management
Tasks of Leadership
Specific Distinctions Between Leadership and Management
Elements of Leadership
The New World and New Leadership: Changing Our Thinking About Leadership
Preparing Nurse Leaders
Chaos Theory
Quantum Theory and the New Science
Supporting Perspectives and Perspective Transformation Theory
Followership and Empowerment
The Concept of Followership
Types of Followers
Characteristics of Effective or Exemplary Followers
Sources of Power
Empowering Self and Others
Strategies to Develop Effective Followership Skills
Leadership as an Integral Component of a Professional Role
Types of Leadership
Emotional Intelligence
Self-Esteem and Leadership Image
Would-Be Leaders Become Leaders
Leadership as an Integral Component of Each Nurse's Role
Vision and Creativity
The Concept of Vision
Why Have a Vision?
The Process of Creativity
Gender Perspectives in Leadership
Common Gender Differences
Women's Ways of Leading
Combining the Best of "Femaleness" and "Maleness"
Strategies for Women and Men to be Successful Leaders in the Future
Disequilibrium and Chaos: Invigorating, Challenging, and Growth-Producing
Adjusting the Leader Role and the Practice of Leadership
Defining of Chaos
Chaos in Nursing
Complexity of the Registered Nurse Role in the Current Healthcare System
Facilitating Leadership in Chaos
The Leader as a Change Agent
Facilitating the Change Process
The Process of Change
Barriers to Change
Dealing with Conflict Generated by Change
Shaping a Preferred Future for Nursing
Predicting the Future
General Predictions About the Future
Predictions About the Future of Healthcare
Predictions About the Future of Nursing
Characteristics of Nurse Leaders Needed to Create a Preferred Future for Nursing
Developing as a Leader Throughout One's Career
General Approaches to Leadership Development
Environments That Facilitate Leadership Development
The Concept of Excellence
Leadership and Excellence
Professional Involvement
Annotated Bibliography
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