THE NEW LEADERSHIP CHALLENGE CREATING THE FUTURE OF NURSING This title has been archived.

Author: Sheila Grossman, PhD, APRN-BC, Theresa Valiga, EdD, RN, FAAN
Affiliation: Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT
Publisher: F.A. Davis Company
Publication Date: 2005
ISBN 10: 0803612583
ISBN 13: 9780803612587
Edition: 2nd

Description:

In an easy-to-read, interactive and concise format the authors provide the characteristics of a leader and a follower, and how and when to use each of these roles to achieve personal and professional success. Everyone has leadership abilities and The New Leadership Challenge, 2nd Edition helps nurses explore their personal characteristics and identify areas for improvement. The New Leadership Challenge, 2nd Edition is an important text that provides nurses with the tools necessary to advance their careers. Grossman and Valiga's book will inspire and motivate nurses to become leaders in a challenging, demanding, and changing health care system.

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • ABOUT
  • DEDICATION
  • Author Biographies
  • Reviewers
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments

The Nature of Leadership

  • Learning Objectives
  • Introduction
  • Theories of Leadership
  • Leadership and Management
  • Elements of Leadership
  • Conclusion
  • Critical Thinking 1-1
  • References

The New World and New Leadership

  • Learning Objectives
  • Introduction
  • Preparing Nurse Leaders
  • Developing Leadership
  • Chaos Faced by Nurses
  • Quantum Theory and the New Science
  • Supporting Perspectives
  • Conclusion
  • Critical Thinking 2-1
  • References

Followership and Empowerment

  • Learning Objectives
  • Introduction
  • The Concept of Followership
  • Types of Followers
  • Characteristics of Effective or Exemplary Followers
  • Sources of Power
  • Empowering Self and Others
  • Strategies to Develop Effective Followership Skills
  • Conclusion
  • Critical Thinking 3-1
  • References

Leadership as an Integral Component of a Professional Role

  • Learning Objectives
  • Introduction
  • Types of Leadership
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Self-Esteem and Leadership Image
  • Would-Be Leaders Become Leaders
  • Leadership as an Integral Component of Each Nurse’s Role
  • Conclusion
  • Critical Thinking 4-1
  • References

Vision and Creativity

  • Learning Objectives
  • Introduction
  • The Concept of Vision
  • Why Have a Vision?
  • The Process of Creativity
  • Conclusion
  • Critical Thinking 5-1
  • References

Gender Perspectives in Leadership

  • Learning Objectives
  • Introduction
  • Common Gender Differences
  • Women’s Ways of Leading
  • Combining the Best of “Femaleness” and “Maleness”
  • Strategies for Women and Men to Be Successful Leaders in the Future
  • Conclusion
  • Critical Thinking 6-1
  • References

Chaos and Disequilibrium

  • Learning Objectives
  • Introduction
  • Adjusting the Leader Role and the Practice of Leadership
  • Definition of Chaos
  • Chaos in Nursing
  • Complexity of the Registered Nurse Role in the Current Healthcare System
  • Facilitating Leadership in Chaos
  • Change
  • The Leader as a Change Agent
  • Facilitating the Change Process
  • The Process of Change
  • Barriers to Change
  • Dealing with Conflict Generated by Change
  • Conclusion
  • Critical Thinking 7-1
  • References

Shaping a Preferred Future for Nursing

  • Learning Objectives
  • Introduction
  • Predicting the Future
  • General Predictions about the Future
  • Predictions about the Future of Healthcare
  • Predictions about the Future of Nursing
  • Approaches to Shaping a Preferred Future for Nursing
  • Characteristics of Nurse Leaders Needed to Create a Preferred Future for Nursing
  • Conclusion
  • Critical Thinking 8-1
  • References

Developing as a Leader Throughout One’s Career

  • Learning Objectives
  • Introduction
  • General Approaches to Leadership Development
  • Environments that Facilitate Leadership Development
  • Empowerment
  • Mentoring
  • Networking
  • Conclusion
  • Critical Thinking 9-1
  • References
  • Bibliography

Conclusions

  • Learning Objectives
  • Introduction
  • The Concept of Excellence
  • Leadership and Excellence
  • Professional Involvement
  • Conclusion
  • Critical Thinking 10-1
  • References

APPENDIX Annotated Bibliography