From legal and ethical issues to communication and human relation skills, Leadership and Management in Nursing, Third Edition details the essentials of nursing practice in the workplace. Part I covers the new health care system, leadership theory, the interactive processes of leadership, and ethics. Part II provides an overview of organization and management. Part III covers managers' responsibilities, and Part IV introduces learners to the management of resources. ~Features Include: *NEW--managed care issues; gender and cultural concerns in the workplace; and the role of informatics in nursing *NEW chapter on legal considerations showing the impact on the nursing profession *NEW chapter on informatics in nursing *NEW--More practical case studies-Derived from real experiences *A section on communication strategies for dealing with "difficult" people. *Models for managing resources. Additional Resources: *NEW-- Companion Website www prenhall.com/grohar-murray provides interactive case studies, NCLEX review, links and more. *NEW-- Online Course Management-Ask your Prentice Hall Representative or go to www prenhall.com/demo for more information about the online course management options that accompany Leadership and Management in Nursing, Third Edition.
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I. LEADERSHIP. 1. The New Health Care System: Challenge to Nursing Leadership. 2. Leadership Theory. 3. Interactive Processes of Leadership: Communication and Group Process. 4. Decision Making and Conflict Management. 5. The Ethical Responsibility of the Nurse Leader. II. AN OVERVIEW OF ORGANIZATIONS AND MANAGEMENT. 6. Organization and Management Theory. 7. Overview of Nursing Management. 8. Delegation: The Manager's Tool. III. SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE MANAGER. 9. Maintaining Standards. 10. Motivation in the Work Setting. 11. Monitoring and Improving Performance. 12. Legal Issues in the Workplace. 13. Managing Change. IV. MANAGING RESOURCES. 14. Managing Resources: The Staff. 15. Managing Resources: Time. 16. Managing Resources: The Budget. 17. Informatics in Nursing. Index.