Key Features

  • UNIQUE! A logical organization of 15 chapters separated into leadership and management sections corresponds to the number of weeks in a typical semester.
  • Complete coverage of management issues gives you a solid understanding of financial management, technology, nursing informatics, legal and ethical issues, error reduction, quality improvement, recruitment and retention, and personnel evaluation and development.
  • In-depth discussions of key leadership concepts help you develop effective communication, stress management, and decision-making skills.
  • Information on hot topics such as disaster management and bioterrorism keep you at the forefront of today’s complex health care environment.
  • A global approach to nursing management reflects an increasing emphasis on diversity and the evolving clinical environment.
  • Thought-provoking quotations throughout each chapter help relate complex theories and issues to everyday practice.
  • Major Concepts & Definitions boxes outline and summarize the most significant ideas presented in each chapter and help clarify new terminology.
  • Research Perspective boxes in each chapter summarize key nursing management studies, with a consistent format that outlines the purpose, methods, results, and conclusions of each study.
  • Evolve® companion website offers practice worksheets, critical thinking activities, and case studies that challenge you to apply new concepts to realistic practice scenarios.

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

Details

No. of pages:
544
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9780323052382
Electronic ISBN:
9780323068833