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Here the information you need to become an effective leader in today complex health system in order to effectively solve problems and create optimal outcomes for your organization.As hospitals and healthcare organizations strive to meet standards to achieve status in the Magnet Hospital Recognition Program and address the issues in the Institute of Medicine Nursing Work Force Issues Initiative, they must be able to respond in ways that embraces rapid change.Dr. Diana M. Crowell addresses the leadership roles advanced practice nurses can assume in this new environment. She defines the concept of complexity and teaches the leadership skills that are best suited for complex adaptive systems, while also enabling you to build the self-awareness you need to learn new ways to lead. Case studies help you apply your new skills and prepare for your advanced practice roles.
Diana M. Crowell, PhD, RN, NEA, BC, introduces you to complexity science and the complexity model of contemporary leadership. She focuses on how to lead in complex systems and chaos and shows you how to apply theory to practice. You'll understand how complex systems function and how to navigate them successfully.
Table of Contents
|Complexity Science Concepts and Health-Care Organizations||p. 1|
|The Complexity Leadership Model||p. 3|
|Major Concepts of Complexity Science Theory||p. 17|
|Health-Care Organizations as Complex Adaptive Systems||p. 33|
|Health-Care Organizational Studies, Theories, and Models Based on Complexity Science||p. 52|
|Complexity Leadership Models, Styles, and Behaviors||p. 71|
|Historical Transition From Classic to Complexity Leadership||p. 73|
|Contemporary Leadership Models That Reflect Complexity||p. 93|
|Essential Knowledge for Complexity Leaders||p. 110|
|Interventions for Complexity Leaders||p. 131|
|Personal Being and Awareness||p. 151|
|Personal Leadership Supporting Professional Leadership||p. 153|
|Complexity Leadership: Personal and Professional Life Balance||p. 168|
|Self-Reflective Practices for Personal Being and Awareness||p. 187|
|The Call for Complexity Leadership||p. 203|
|Annotated Bibliography||p. 219|
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