Management and Leadership in Nursing and Health Care

Management and Leadership in Nursing and Health Care

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Time-tested leadership and management strategies based on experiential learning activities are at the foundation of this text for undergraduate and graduate students in nursing and health care leadership or management courses. It is grounded in theories and concepts applied to the health care environment from business, organizational psychology, health care law, and educational administration fields. The text encompasses theories of effective communication, problem analysis, conflict resolution, and time management challenges. This new edition includes three new chapters that cover current theories of creative leadership, working with diverse groups, and ethics for leaders and managers in health care, as well as new experiential learning activities throughout. These activities make theory application palpable and support the development of skills that students can use to motivate, educate, and lead those in health care to achieve the goals of a group, team, or organization. Included among the experiential learning activities are case studies, simulation, review questions, suggested assignments, and expected learning outcomes. The text will also be of value to nurse managers who wish to enhance their current leadership or managerial skills. Key Features: Provides strong direction for improving leadership and management skills in the health care environment Includes three new chapters on creative leadership, working with diverse groups, and ethics for healthcare leaders and managers Offers new learning activities throughout, including review questions and suggested assignments Features over 35 Experiential Exercises which invite the reader to experience new behaviors in a safe environmentPrinciples of time management, discussed in Chapter 12, are built on this goal- setting principle. The previously presented four assumptions guide the manager to state problems or goals, to designate the system that will be ... If general system theory had to be placed into a particular science, it would be physics. ... Hence, the experience takes place and is studied in a group dynamics laboratory , a group-created safe and ... 15a€“16), these assumptions are Learning Responsibility.

Title:Management and Leadership in Nursing and Health Care
Author:Elaine La Monica Rigolosi, EdD, JD, FAAN
Publisher:Springer Publishing Company - 2012-08-24


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