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The growth and development of nurse leaders /
Angela Barron McBride.
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New York : Springer, c2010.
ISBN
9780826102416
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imprint
New York : Springer, c2010.
isbn
9780826102416
contents note
"The right stuff" -- Knowing what you know and what you don't know -- Sustaining optimism and managing anger -- Orchestrating a career -- Naming what we do -- Telling others what to do/what you do -- It's all about communication -- Resource development -- Appreciating others -- Looking back to move forward -- The vision thing -- Choosing excellence -- Beyond the discipline.
catalogue key
7302482
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Angela Barron McBride has a long and renowned history in nursing leadership and education. This book, which focuses on developing nurse leaders, carries on in the tradition of her previous successes, including The Growth and Development of Mothers-recognized as one of the best books of 1973 by both The New York Times and the American Journal of Nursing. From then to now, she has exerted leadership from many positions, which the American Academy of Nursing has celebrated by awarding her the status of "Living Legend." This book draws on her extensive leadership experience as an internationally recognized nurse scholar and pragmatist to help all nurses develop their leadership abilities.
Awards
This item was nominated for the following awards:
PSP Prose Awards, USA, 2011 : Won
Summaries
Long Description
Angela Barron McBride has a long and renowned history in nursing leadership and education. Her new book, The Growth and Development of Nurse Leaders, carries on in the tradition of her previous successes, including The Growth and Development of Mothers--recognized as one of the best books of 1973 by both The New York Times and the American Journal of Nursing. From then to now, she has exerted leadership from many positions, which the American Academy of Nursing has celebrated by awarding her the status of "Living Legend." Now she looks back on lessons learned about leadership, discussing them in a style that is part personal narrative and part analysis of issues. Through the book's three sections, McBride addresses the major views of leadership that have occupied center stage in recent decades: leadership as personal; leadership as achieving organizational goals; and leadership as transformational. As a mental health nurse and developmental psychologist, she brings to the subject a practicality and insightfulness that will empower you when considering your leadership, no matter your specialty or career stage.
Long Description
""The Growth and Development of Nurse Leaders is a personally revealing soul print story that is professionally enlightening. McBride challenges nurses to be excellent and shares her sense-making about transformational leadership. Use this book as a mirror for looking at self as well as a resource and guide for sustaining optimism and leadership aspirations in the context of a full and rewarding career in nursing."" Daniel J Pesut PhD RN PMHCNS-BC FAAN Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis ""Whether you are an accomplished leader or somewhere along the path this book is a ""must read."" Angela McBride has surely outdone herself in developing this inspirational piece .As someone new to leadership, the book offers a path that is not proscriptive, but rather guiding one toward self-awareness, understanding of others, and helpful strategies. For the mid-career leader, the book offers some comfort and reinforcement of direction. For someone who is seasoned, the insights remind one of the successes of the past and what is possible for the future."" Harriet R. Feldman, PhD, RN, FAAN Pace University ""I have always recommended that nurses should read anything and everything ever written by Dr. Angela McBride. However for this new book, I would go much further and tell the nurses that this book is a must for every nurse. I believe that any reader of this book will learn how to uncover and value their own experiences, affirm their capacity for leadership, and will look at leadership through a dynamic new lens. This is an inspiring book that will shake up current thinking about nursing leadership and will become a catalyst for developing more transformational leaders. This book transcends time, generations, and disciplines.: Afaf I. Meleis ""Dr. McBride unabashedly challenges traditional concepts such as empowerment while fully engaging in the importance of the authorization and use of power. The reader is mesmerized [by] the author as she recounts and relates her challenges, delays, and successes. This book will . become a treasure to the profession of nursing."" Beverly Malone, PhD, RN, FAAN Chief Executive Officer, National League for Nursing Angela Barron McBride has a long and renowned history in nursing leadership and education. This book, which focuses on developing nurse leaders, carries on in the tradition of her previous successes, including The Growth and Development of Mothers-recognized as one of the best books of 1973 by both The New York Times and the American Journal of Nursing. From then to now, she has exerted leadership from many positions, which the American Academy of Nursing has celebrated by awarding her the status of ""Living Legend."" This book draws on her extensive leadership experience as an internationally recognized nurse scholar and pragmatist to help all nurses develop their leadership abilities. The book's three sections address the major views of leadership that have occupied center stage in recent decades: leadership as personal; leadership as achieving organizational goals; and leadership as transformational. It references both literature and personal experiences that bring timely issues to focus, from career stages and mentoring needs, to developmental tasks by career trajectory, and more. Angela Barron McBride brings a practicality and insightfulness to the subject that will empower you when considering your leadership development, no matter your specialty or career stage.
Main Description
The book's three sections address the major views of leadership that have occupied center stage in recent decades: leadership as personal; leadership as achieving organizational goals; and leadership as transformational. It references both literature and personal experiences that bring timely issues to focus, from career stages and mentoring needs, to developmental tasks by career trajectory, and more. Angela Barron McBride brings a practicality and insightfulness to the subject that will empower you when considering your leadership development, no matter your specialty or career stage. Book jacket.
Bowker Data Service Summary
In 'The Growth and Development of Nurse Leaders', Angela Barron McBride looks back on lessons learned about leadership, discussing them in a style that is part personal narrative and part analysis of issues.
Table of Contents
Forewordp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
"Career"p. xiii
Introductionp. xv
Leadership as Personalp. 1
"The Right Stuff"p. 3
Knowing What You Know and What You Don't Knowp. 19
Sustaining Optimism and Managing Angerp. 35
Orchestrating a Careerp. 51
Leadership as Achieving Organizational Goalsp. 73
Naming What We Dop. 75
Telling Others What to Do/What You Dop. 93
It's All About Communicationp. 111
Resource Developmentp. 129
Appreciating Othersp. 145
Leadership as Transformationalp. 163
Looking Back to Move Forwardp. 165
The Vision Thingp. 183
Choosing Excellencep. 201
Beyond the Discipline Specificp. 219
Epilogue: Toward the Futurep. 239
"The leader"p. 243
Indexp. 245
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