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Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing : Theory and Application

Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing : Theory and Application - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0781795944

Cover of Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing : Theory and Application 5TH 06 (ISBN 978-0781795944)
ISBN13: 978-0781795944
ISBN10: 078179594X
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 06
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers
Published: 2006
International: No

List price: $49.95

Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing : Theory and Application - 5TH 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0781795944

Bessie L. Marquis and Carol J. Huston

ISBN13: 978-0781795944
ISBN10: 078179594X
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 06
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers

Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

With its strong emphasis on critical thinking and problem solving, Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing: Theory and Applications, Third Edition, helps today's students become tomorrow's decision makers. Case studies bring basic theories of nursing management to life through applications in real-world scenarios. Tips on collaborative care, personnel management, and documentation help define roles and responsibilities for tomorrow's nursing leaders. Useful tables offer essential information at a glance.

Features

  • More than 200 highlighted learning exercises drawn from a variety of health care settings challenge readers to apply concepts of leadership theory
  • Numerous case studies and clinical situations offer useful examples of essential management principles and help readers apply them to real-world practice
  • Critical thinking and problem solving exercises promote effective decision making on the job
  • Key concepts following each chapter reinforce important points from the text for easy review
  • Additional bibliographies at the end of each chapter help readers solve the text's learning exercises and provide a springboard for further study
  • New chapter on delegation emphasizes training and delegation to unlicensed assistive personnel
  • Expanded content on case management, managed care, and healthcare economics prepares readers to function within today's managed care environment
  • Increeased coverage of outcomes management and benchmarking details the latest tools and methods for assuring quality control and accountability
  • Increased emphasis on interdisciplinary and multi-level teamwork addresses contemporary challenges, including those of a multicultural workforce
  • A cutting-edge bibliography reflects the latest trends in healthcare.

Table of Contents

Decision making, problem solving, and critical thinking : requisites for successful leadership and management p. 1
Introduction to management and management decision making p. 24
Developing leadership p. 46
Ethical issues p. 67
Legal and legislative issues p. 95
Patient, subordinate, and professional advocacy p. 124
The planning hierarchy and strategic planning p. 145
Planned change p. 170
Time management p. 191
Fiscal planning p. 214
Career development p. 245
Organizational structure p. 269
Understanding organizational, political, and personal power p. 303
Organizing patient care p. 327
Preliminary staffing functions : employee recruitment, selection, placement, and indoctrination p. 349
Meeting staff socialization and educational needs for team building p. 386
Staffing needs and scheduling policies p. 416
Creating a motivating climate p. 443
Organizational, interpersonal, and group communication p. 467
Delegation p. 499
Managing conflict p. 523
Understanding collective bargaining, unionization, and employment laws p. 553
Quality control p. 581
Performance appraisal p. 615
Problem employees : rule breakers, marginal employees, and the chemically or mentally impaired p. 642
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