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Creative Nursing Leadership helps nursing students understand nursing leadership theory and practice becoming leaders in a safe learning environment. Perfect for upper-level undergraduate nursing leadership courses, the text focuses on creating leadership opportunities, succession planning, focusing on strengths, role modeling, leading from within, creative organization, organizational interventions, and power and politics within organizations. Key Features include: chapter objectives, examples, side bars, case studies, in-class simulations and role playing situations, web links, key terms and definitions, key summary points, test and discussion questions, and interviews with actual nurse leaders, revealing the secrets theyrs"ve learned.
Table of Contents
|Theories of leadership and management||p. 1|
|Theories and styles of leadership||p. 3|
|Theories and styles of management||p. 31|
|Basic skills to creatively lead and manage||p. 53|
|Role transitioning||p. 55|
|Managing stress||p. 67|
|Managing time||p. 101|
|Critical thinking||p. 113|
|Communicating effectively||p. 131|
|Managing conflict||p. 159|
|Acting legally, ethically, and politically||p. 195|
|Advanced skills to creatively lead and manage||p. 221|
|Motivating and team building||p. 223|
|Budgeting and managing resources||p. 247|
|Demonstrating effectiveness and quality care||p. 261|
|Managing change and innovation||p. 289|
|Using information technology||p. 311|
|Creatively managing human resources||p. 325|
|Staffing and nurse retention||p. 327|
|Recruiting and interviewing||p. 337|
|Establishing a healthy environment||p. 351|
|Developing staff||p. 365|
|Evaluating staff performance and ensuring quality||p. 381|
|Coaching and mentoring||p. 397|
|Reducing workplace violence||p. 409|
|Succession planning||p. 423|
|Nurse leaders speak||p. 431|
|Nurse leaders speak||p. 433|
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