Leadership and Nursing - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780729541534, 9780729581530

Leadership and Nursing

2nd Edition

Contemporary perspectives

Authors: John Daly Sandra Speedy Debra Jackson
Paperback ISBN: 9780729541534
eBook ISBN: 9780729581530
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone Australia
Published Date: 3rd September 2014
Page Count: 296

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Perfect For:

• Undergraduate Bachelor of Nursing students

• Post Graduate Nursing students

• Registered Nurses undertaking CPD for National Registration

Leadership is fundamental to the nature of nursing to ensure the development of safe practice, interdisciplinary relationships, education, research and ultimately, the delivery of quality healthcare.

Leadership and Nursing: Contemporary Perspectives 2e presents a global perspective of leadership issues within the Australian context. It builds on the premise that nursing leadership is for all nurses — not just those who are authorised to hold a position within an organisation. In addition, this book explores how leadership is not possible until one has an understanding of self and what motivates others.

The text is aimed at senior undergraduate and postgraduate nursing students making the transition to practice as well as professional nurses seeking to strengthen their clinical practice and governance.

Table of Contents

Foreword - by Professor Hester Klopper


  1. Leading and managing in nursing practice: Concepts, processes and challenges
  2. Psychological influences on leadership style
  3. Power, politics and gender: Issues for nurse leaders and managers
  4. Leadership, ethics and nursing work environments
  5. Organisation violations: Implications for leadership
  6. Leadership and healthcare change management
  7. Leading research to enhance nursing practice
  8. Leadership in health informatics: A pathway to twenty-first century patient care
  9. Leading contemporary approaches to nursing practice
  10. Governance of nursing practice: Steps for the quality and safety of healthcare
  11. Indigenous leadership in nursing: Speaking life into each other’s spirits
  12. Leadership and its influence on patient outcomes
  13. Leadership and empowerment in nursing
  14. Leadership and health policy
  15. Developing and sustaining self
  16. Interprofessional education (IPE): Learning together to practise collaboratively
  17. Leadership and the role of professional organisations
  18. Leading nursing in the Academy
  19. Avoiding derailment: Leadership strategies for identity, reputation and legacy management


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About the Authors

John Daly

Affiliations and Expertise

Dean, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology Sydney, NSW

Sandra Speedy

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Psychologist, Emeritus Professor, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW

Debra Jackson

Professor Debra Jackson AO is a distinguished nurse scientist and scholar, and her career has spanned clinical practice, academic work, research and scholarship. She is a Fellow of the Australian College of Nursing, and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK). In 2015 she won a Principal Fellowship of the NIHR‐funded Oxford Biomedical Research Centre, awarded in recognition of sustained contribution to generating knowledge to enhance the care of NHS patients. In 2019, her work was honoured through her being awarded Officer of the Order of Australia(AO) for distinguished service to medical education in the field of nursing practice and research as an academic and author. In 2020 Professor Jackson was named as Australia’s leading nurse researcher by The Australian newspaper in their list of Australia’s Top 250 Researchers. This was based on highest number of citations from papers published in the last five years in the 20 top journals in the field. In 2020 she was appointed Fellowship Ad Eundem, Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Nursing, Susan Wakil School of Nursing, University of Sydney, NSW; Editor‐in‐Chief, Journal of Advanced Nursing, Wiley Online Library