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Whatever your role, practice or educational environment, here are the tools and techniques you can use to realize your leadership potential, advance your career, and contribute to the future of nursing. This 2009 AJN Book of the Year Winner, by two noted educators in the field of leadership development, guides you through the process. An easy-to-read, interactive approach helps you identify the characteristics of leaders and followers and illustrates not only how, but also when to use the qualities associated with each to achieve professional and personal success.
Table of Contents
|The Nature of Leadership: Distinguishing Leadership From Management||p. 1|
|Brief Overview of Selected Theories of Leadership||p. 1|
|Leadership and Management||p. 4|
|Tasks of Leadership||p. 5|
|Specific Distinctions Between Leadership and Management||p. 6|
|Elements of Leadership||p. 7|
|The World and New Leadership: Changing Our Thinking About Leadership||p. 27|
|Preparing Nurse Leaders||p. 28|
|Chaos Theory||p. 30|
|Quantum Theory and the New Science||p. 32|
|Supporting Perspectives and Perspective Transformation Theory||p. 35|
|Followership and Empowerment||p. 41|
|The Concept of Followership||p. 45|
|Types of Followers||p. 47|
|Characteristics of Effective or Exemplary Followers||p. 52|
|Sources of Power||p. 53|
|Empowering Self and Others||p. 55|
|Developing Effective Followership Skills||p. 57|
|Leadership as an Integral Component of a Professional Role||p. 69|
|Types of Leadership||p. 72|
|Emotional Competence||p. 75|
|Self-Esteem and Leadership Image||p. 76|
|Would-Be Leaders Become Leaders||p. 78|
|Leadership as an Integral Component of Each Nurse's Role||p. 78|
|Vision and Creativity||p. 85|
|The Concept of Vision||p. 86|
|Purpose and Development of a Vision||p. 87|
|The Process of Creativity||p. 96|
|Gender Perspectives in Leadership||p. 109|
|Common Gender Differences||p. 110|
|Ways of Leading||p. 113|
|Combining the Best of Femaleness and Maleness||p. 118|
|Strategies for Women and Men to Be Successful Leaders in the Future||p. 121|
|Disequilibrium and Chaos: Challenging, Invigorating, and Growth Producing||p. 129|
|Adjusting the Leader Role and the Practice of Leadership||p. 130|
|Denning Chaos||p. 131|
|Chaos in Nursing||p. 133|
|Complexity of the Registered Nurse's Role in the Current Health-Care System||p. 135|
|Facilitating Leadership in Chaos||p. 136|
|The Leader as a Change Agent||p. 138|
|Facilitating the Change Process||p. 139|
|Process of Change||p. 141|
|Barriers to Change||p. 144|
|Dealing With Conflict Generated by Change||p. 144|
|Shaping a Preferred Future for Nursing||p. 151|
|Predicting the Future||p. 154|
|General Predictions About the Future||p. 159|
|Predictions About the Future of Health Care||p. 160|
|Predictions About the Future of Nursing||p. 162|
|Characteristics of Nurse Leaders Needed to Create a Preferred Future for Nursing||p. 169|
|Developing as a Leader Throughout One's Career||p. 177|
|General Approaches to Leadership Development||p. 178|
|Environments That Facilitate Leadership Development||p. 186|
|Leadership, Excellence, and Creating the Future of Nursing||p. 203|
|The Concept of Excellence||p. 204|
|Leadership and Excellence||p. 210|
|Professional Involvement||p. 212|
|Annotated Bibliography||p. 217|
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