Catalogue


Creative nursing leadership and management / [electronic record]
Carolyn Chambers Clark.
imprint
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett, c2008.
ISBN
0763749761 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9780763749767 (pbk. : alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett, c2008.
isbn
0763749761 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780763749767 (pbk. : alk. paper)
restrictions
Licensed for access by Lakeridge Health users
contents note
Theories and styles of leadership -- Theories and styles of management -- Role transitioning -- Managing stress -- Managing time -- Critical thinking -- Communicating effectively -- Managing conflict -- Delegating -- Acting legally, ethically, and politically -- Motivating and team building -- Budgeting and managing resources -- Demonstrating effectiveness and quality care -- Managing change and innovation -- Using information technology -- Staffing and retaining staff -- Recruiting and interviewing -- Establishing a healthy environment -- Developing staff -- Evaluating staff performance and ensuring quality -- Coaching and mentoring -- Reducing workplace violence -- Succession planning.
catalogue key
8988538
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
Summaries
Main Description
Creative Nursing Leadership helps nursing students understand nursing leadership theory and practice becoming leaders in a safe learning environment. Perfect for upper-level undergraduate nursing leadership courses, the text focuses on creating leadership opportunities, succession planning, focusing on strengths, role modeling, leading from within, creative organization, organizational interventions, and power and politics within organizations. Key Features include: chapter objectives, examples, side bars, case studies, in-class simulations and role playing situations, web links, key terms and definitions, key summary points, test and discussion questions, and interviews with actual nurse leaders, revealing the secrets they've learned.
Main Description
Creative Nursing Leadership and Management  provides relevant theory and ties it to practice by allowing learners to use critical thinking activities in a safe classroom environment. The text focuses on creating leadership opportunities and creative solutions; using information technology; managing resources and change; delegation and succession: developing staff; and creative political, legal, ethical, effective, and safe interventions to keep staff engaged. Key Features include : Chapter behavioral objectives for both beginning and more advanced learners  Research Boxes summarizing relevant studies  Leadership in Action case studies making theory come to life Leadership Challenge questions encouraging in-class discussion  Leadership Tips that show readers how to apply theory in actual leadership situations  Leadership Exercises featuring small group, simulated and role playing situations  Web links, key terms and definitions, and key summary points  Test and discussion questions  Leaders Speak, a special section featuring real-life nurses sharing their secrets about becoming creative nursing leaders  View Sample Chapters!   Download Instructor's Resources!   View the Comprehensive Companion Web site!     for Students:     
Main Description
Creative Nursing Leadership helps nursing students understand nursing leadership theory and practice becoming leaders in a safe learning environment. Perfect for upper-level undergraduate nursing leadership courses, the text focuses on creating leadership opportunities, succession planning, focusing on strengths, role modeling, leading from within, creative organization, organizational interventions, and power and politics within organizations. Key Features include: chapter objectives, examples, side bars, case studies, in-class simulations and role playing situations, web links, key terms and definitions, key summary points, test and discussion questions, and interviews with actual nurse leaders, revealing the secrets they#146;ve learned.
Table of Contents
Theories of leadership and managementp. 1
Theories and styles of leadershipp. 3
Theories and styles of managementp. 31
Basic skills to creatively lead and managep. 53
Role transitioningp. 55
Managing stressp. 67
Managing timep. 101
Critical thinkingp. 113
Communicating effectivelyp. 131
Managing conflictp. 159
Delegatingp. 183
Acting legally, ethically, and politicallyp. 195
Advanced skills to creatively lead and managep. 221
Motivating and team buildingp. 223
Budgeting and managing resourcesp. 247
Demonstrating effectiveness and quality carep. 261
Managing change and innovationp. 289
Using information technologyp. 311
Creatively managing human resourcesp. 325
Staffing and nurse retentionp. 327
Recruiting and interviewingp. 337
Establishing a healthy environmentp. 351
Developing staffp. 365
Evaluating staff performance and ensuring qualityp. 381
Coaching and mentoringp. 397
Reducing workplace violencep. 409
Succession planningp. 423
Nurse leaders speakp. 431
Nurse leaders speakp. 433
Indexp. 469
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