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Title Nursing issues in leading and managing change / [edited by] Jeanette Lancaster.

Imprint St. Louis : Mosby, c1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  362.173068 N938i    ---  Available
Description xxvi, 656 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. Theoretic foundations for change -- The evolution of health care delivery systems -- Systems theory and analysis in health care and nursing -- Effects of health care economics and financing on nursing and health care delivery -- Organizational theory and the change process -- Organizational dynamics -- Managing change -- Role theory and effective role acquisition in the health care system -- Communicating to manage change-- Leading in times of change -- Decision processes and critical thinking
Part II. The environment in which change occurs -- Social and cultural factors affecting health care and nursing practice -- Labor relations in a turbulent health care environment -- Health policy : strategies for analysis and influence -- Ethical issues in nursing practice -- Legal issues in nursing practice -- Credentialing in a changing health care environment
Part III. Effecting change in the health care system -- Management skills -- Managing care through advanced practice nursing -- Quality management in nursing practice -- Program and project management -- Managing resources -- Nursing informatics : a means for change-- Marketing management -- Consultation as a tool for change -- Energizing yourself for change.
Subject Nursing services -- Administration.
Organizational change.
Medical care.
Added Author Lancaster, Jeanette.
ISBN 0323002501

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