New Leadership Challenge Creating the Future of Nursing

ISBN-10: 0803626061

ISBN-13: 9780803626065

Edition: 4th 2013 (Revised)

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Whatever your role, practice or educational environment, here are the tools and techniques you can use to realize your leadership potential, advance your career, and contribute to the future of nursing. This 2009 AJN Book of the Year Winner, by two noted educators in the field of leadership development, guides you through the process. An easy-to-read, interactive approach helps you identify the characteristics of leaders and followers and illustrates not only how, but also when to use the qualities associated with each to achieve professional and personal success.
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List price: $42.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 9/21/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.078
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 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
Developing Effective Followership Skills
Leadership as an Integral Component of a Professional Role
Types of Leadership
Emotional Competence
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
Purpose and Development of a Vision
The Process of Creativity
Gender Perspectives in Leadership
Common Gender Differences
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: Challenging, Invigorating, and Growth Producing
Adjusting the Leader Role and the Practice of Leadership
Denning Chaos
Chaos in Nursing
Complexity of the Registered Nurse's Role in the Current Health-Care System
Facilitating Leadership in Chaos
The Leader as a Change Agent
Facilitating the Change Process
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 Health Care
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
Leadership, Excellence, and Creating the Future of Nursing
The Concept of Excellence
Leadership and Excellence
Professional Involvement
Annotated Bibliography
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