The New Leadership Challenge Creating the Future of Nursing

Editor/Author Grossman, Sheila C.
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: F.A.Davis Company

Single-User Purchase Price: $56.95
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: Not Available
ISBN: 978-0-8036-5766-3
Category: Health & Medicine - Nursing
Image Count: 9
Book Status: Available
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This 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.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Authors
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Reviewers
  • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter 1 The Phenomenon of Leadership: Classic/Historical and Contemporary Leadership Theories
  • Introduction
  • Classic Theories of Leadership
  • Contemporary Leadership Theories
  • Leadership Theories and Quality Health Care
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 2 The Nature of Leadership: Distinguishing: Leadership From Management
  • Introduction
  • Leadership and Management
  • Tasks of Leadership
  • Distinctions Between Leadership and Management
  • Elements of Leadership
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix: Grossman & Valiga Leadership Characteristics and Assessment
  • Chapter 3 Disequilibrium and Chaos: Challenging, Invigorating, and Growth Producing
  • Introduction
  • Uncertainty and Ambiguity: Need for Flexibility and Adaptation
  • Defining Chaos
  • Chaos in Nursing
  • Providing Leadership in the Midst of Chaos
  • Constant Change: Increasingly Characterizing Our World
  • The Leader as a Change Agent
  • Facilitating the Change Process
  • Process of Change
  • Barriers to Change
  • Dealing with Conflict Generated by Change
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 4 The World and New Leadership: Changing Our Thinking About Leadership
  • Introduction
  • Applying the New Leadership in Our Chaotic Systems
  • Preparing Nurse Leaders
  • Chaos Theory
  • Quantum Theory
  • Supporting Perspectives and Perspective Transformation Theory
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 5 Followership and Empowerment
  • Introduction
  • The Concept of Followership
  • Types of Followers
  • Characteristics of Effective or Exemplary Followers
  • Sources of Power
  • Empowering Self and Others
  • Developing Effective Followership Skills
  • Conclusion
  • Followership Style Test
  • Chapter 6 Leadership as an Integral Component of Each Nurse's Professional Role
  • Introduction
  • Competence Propels Nurses to Lead
  • Confidence, Speaking with Authority, and Other Qualities of Leadership
  • Types of Leadership
  • Emotional Competence
  • Self-Esteem and Leadership Image
  • Would-Be Leaders Become Leaders
  • Leadership as an Integral Component of Each Nurse's Role
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 7 Vision and Creativity
  • Introduction
  • The Concept of Vision
  • Developing Professional and Personal Visions
  • What Happens If There Is No Vision?
  • Creativity
  • Using Creativity to Maximize Vision Accomplishment
  • The Significance of Creativity
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 8 Gender Perspectives in Leadership
  • Introduction
  • Women as Leaders
  • Ways of Leading
  • Combining the Best of Both Genders
  • Strategies for Women and Men to Be Successful Leaders Who Will Help Create Our Future
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 9 Shaping a Preferred Future for Nursing
  • Introduction
  • Anticipating, Preparing for, and Shaping the Future
  • General Predictions About the Future
  • Predictions About the Future of Health Care
  • Predictions About the Future of Nursing
  • Characteristics of Nurse Leaders Needed to Create a Preferred Future for Nursing
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 10 Developing as a Leader Throughout One's Career
  • Introduction
  • General Approaches to Leadership Development
  • Environments That Facilitate Leadership Development
  • Empowerment
  • Mentoring
  • Networking
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 11 Leadership, Excellence, and Creating the Future of Nursing
  • Introduction
  • The Concept of Excellence
  • Leadership and Excellence
  • Professional Involvement
  • Conclusion
  • Annotated Bibliography