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The New Leadership Challenge by Sheila C. Grossman; Theresa M. ValigaFocuses on personal leadership development, as well as the distinction between leadership and management. Addresses both followership and leadership and the differences and similarities between related leadership roles. Balances theory with real-world case studies from clinical practice and education and offers critical-thinking exercises to help you develop your leadership potential and to solve problems. Uses the Grossman and Valiga Leadership Characteristics and Skills Assessment tool to help you evaluate your leadership abilities and skills. Emphasizes globalization of health care, aging population and health care delivery settings. Reviews the new directions in the field with coverage of timely topics, including the globalization of health care, the aging population, and health-care delivery systems. Includes an annotated bibliography of articles on leadership.
Publication Date: 2016-09-01
Nursing Leadership and Management for Patient Safety and Quality Care by Elizabeth MurrayDevelops the skills needed to be effective nurse leaders and managers--from managing patient care to managing staff and organizations. Encompasses new quality care initiatives, including those from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Report, AACN Essentials of Baccalaureate Education, and Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) Initiative which form the foundation of the content. Features an evidence-based and best practices approach. Discusses the essentials of critical thinking, decision-making and problem solving, including concepts such as SWOT, root-cause analysis, and plan-do-study-act. Demonstrates how to manage conflict, manage teams and personnel, change theory, and budgeting. Uses a consistent pedagogy in each chapter, including key terms, learning outcomes, learning activities, coverage of evidence, research and best practices, and a chapter summary.
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