Beyond Leading and Managing focuses on real life stories and anecdotes about the practice of nursing administration. It highlights key information such as advanced administrative theory, financial decisions, quality control, working with external groups and individuals, planning strategically, and creating new opportunities within the profession. Theory boxes, case studies, and current literature and research located both in the book and on the Evolve website help the reader grasp the key points, remember them and think about the practicality of the content in the real world of leading in healthcare organizations.
A brief overview of the chapter helps focus readers and the content builds the base of important information about the topic.
Literature boxes pull out and summarize key relevant theories in nursing administration.
Contemplations (questions to ponder about the topic) are included to help readers think about the practicality of the content.
Leadership Stories offer actual scenarios of practice from a professional view.
Administration certification is included as key content in the text.
Evolve website offers web links and current research/literature recommended by the authors.
1. Leading for the Future 2. Transforming Professional Practice Environments: The Magnet Recognition Program TM 3. Journey to Excellence: The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award 4. Theories that Guide Administrators 5. Fostering Legal and Ethical Practices 6. Forecasting: Providing Direction to Success 7. Leaders and Development of the Self 8. Developing a Culture of Caring, Learning and Service 9. Communication and the Leader 10. Leadership and Creating Teams 11. Leadership and Coaching 12. Advancing with Technology 13. Building the Business of Nursing Services: Marketing to and for the Community and the Profession 14. Financial Leadership and the CNO 15. Creating a Culture for Promoting Nursing Research and Clinical Scholarship 16. Working with Human Resources to Develop a Strategic Partnership 17. Governing and Being Governed 18. Creating Relationships and Working with Physicians and Service Leaders 19. Working With Regulatory and Accrediting Bodies 20. The Chief Nursing Officer as the Chief Operating Officer 21. Creating the Leadership Succession 22. Emerging/High Stake Issues of the Workforce 23. The CNO and the External World Appendix A - Leadership and Management Concepts: A Brief Overview Appendix B - Additional References
By Patricia S. Yoder-Wise, RN, BC, EdD, CNAA, FAAN, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX; and Karren E. Kowalski, PhD, RN, FAAN, President, Kowalski and Associates Consulting, Castle Rock, CO