Guide to Nursing Management and Leadership


  • Ann Marriner Tomey, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor Emeritus (Retired), College of Nursing, Health and Human Services, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN, USA

The 8th edition of this popular text has been completely revised and updated to include the latest strategies for improving your nursing leadership and management skills. It offers in-depth coverage and practical management strategies for a wide range of workplace issues such as delegation, diversity, evidence-based practice, stress management, quality improvement, legal issues, and recruitment and retention. A detailed analysis of today’s nursing environment prepares you to successfully manage in the midst of a nursing shortage and an emerging multigenerational workforce.
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Book information

  • Published: February 2008
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-05238-2

Table of Contents

Part 1: Leadership

1. Communications

2. Stress Management

3. Decision-Making Process and Tools

4. Motivation and Morale

5. Power, Politics, and Labor Relations

6. Conflict Management and Negotiation

7. Theories of Leadership and Management Development

Part 2: Management

8. Strategic and Operational Planning

9. Financial Management, Cost Containment, and Marketing

10. Organizational Concepts and Structures

11. Organizational Culture, Change, and Innovation

12. Selection and Development of Personnel

13. Staffing and Scheduling

14. Evaluation and Discipline of Personnel

15. Continuous Quality Improvement, Risk Management, and Program Evaluation