Completely updated in a new edition, Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing provides students with the necessary skills to make sound management decisions in a dynamic health care environment. Used worldwide, this award-winning book is now offered in a revised seventh edition to reflect the many changes in health care and nursing. Targeted to both practicing nurses and those in management, this book provides the tools for using the skills presented in each chapter, case studies with a managers checklist, critical thinking questions, key terms, an easy-to-read format, and a link to online instruction. In the ever-changing health care environment, nurses have never needed this information more.
This book provides students with an overall foundation in leadership and management as well as the skills to make management decisions in a dynamic health environment. Specific sections cover understanding nursing management and organizations, key skills in nursing management, and human resource management. Basic principles of leadership and management are emphasized, and principal skills are outlined. Sullivan teaches nursing at University of Kansas. Decker teaches business and public administration at the University of Houston. Jameson teaches nursing at University of Missouri. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)