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Creative Nursing Leadership & Management



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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 managementp. 1
Theories and styles of leadershipp. 3
Theories and styles of managementp. 31
Basic skills to creatively lead and managep. 53
Role transitioningp. 55
Managing stressp. 67
Managing timep. 101
Critical thinkingp. 113
Communicating effectivelyp. 131
Managing conflictp. 159
Delegatingp. 183
Acting legally, ethically, and politicallyp. 195
Advanced skills to creatively lead and managep. 221
Motivating and team buildingp. 223
Budgeting and managing resourcesp. 247
Demonstrating effectiveness and quality carep. 261
Managing change and innovationp. 289
Using information technologyp. 311
Creatively managing human resourcesp. 325
Staffing and nurse retentionp. 327
Recruiting and interviewingp. 337
Establishing a healthy environmentp. 351
Developing staffp. 365
Evaluating staff performance and ensuring qualityp. 381
Coaching and mentoringp. 397
Reducing workplace violencep. 409
Succession planningp. 423
Nurse leaders speakp. 431
Nurse leaders speakp. 433
Indexp. 469
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