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Nursing Leadership and Management in Canada

Nursing Leadership and Management in Canada, is a contributed text that introduces leadership and management principles for both nursing students and first-level managers. Comprehensive coverage of theory is combined with extensive coverage of skills, and basic principles are explained throughout with the use of practical examples and case studies. "Leadership Profiles" boxes feature photographs and brief biographies of key Canadian nursing leaders. Numerous case studies aid students and practitioners in applying the practical implications of management theory.

Paperback, 800 Pages

Published: April 2005

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-920513-89-7


  • Section I: The Context for Health Services in Canada

    1. Political, Social, and Economic Forces Shaping the Health Care System

    2. Health Economics and Health System Reform

    3. A Population Health Approach to Planning (New Chapter!)

    4. Implementing Primary Health Care through Community Health Centres

    5. Continuity of Care, Service Integration, and Case Management

    6. The Nursing Workforce in Canada (New Chapter!)

    Section II: Structure and Organization

    7. Health Agency Boards and Regional Governance

    8. Structure in Health Agencies

    9. Structure and Organization of Nurses' Work

    10. Organization Design and Strategic Management: A Critical Analysis (New Chapter!)

    Section III: Standards and Accountability

    11. The Legal Framework for Health Agencies and Services

    12. Standards and Quality in the Canadian Health System

    13. Accountability in the Canadian Health System

    Section IV: Professional Leadership

    14. Leadership and Leaders

    15. Ethical Dimensions of Leadership

    16. Health Agencies and Self-Governing Professions: A Complex Relationship

    17. Promoting Evidence-Based Practice

    18. Nursing Information and Outcomes

    19. Nursing Administration Research (New Chapter!)

    20. Leadership Challenges and Directions (New Chapter!)

    Section V: Leadership and Management Skills

    21. Leadership for Teamwork and Collaboration

    22. Leading and Managing Change

    23. Intraorganizational Politics

    24. Project Management

    25. Developing Human Resources in Health Agencies

    26. Human Resource Allocation: Staffing and Scheduling (New Chapter!)

    27. Conflict Resolution and Negotiation

    28. Working with Unions

    29. Business Planning and Budget Preparation

    30. Influential Writing

    31. Policy Analysis: From Issues to Action (New Chapter!)


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