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Fast Facts for the Clinical Nurse Manager: Tips on Managing the Changing Workplace in a Nutshell


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Clinical nurse managers face a multitude of challenges daily--managing a budget, interpersonal conflicts among staff, policy and structural changes, and many more. Using the concise "Fast Facts" format, this guide provides quick access to insights, strategies, and tools for resolving some of today's most challenging issues for nurse managers.

This book delineates the roles and responsibilities of nurse managers in the rapidly changing health care system. It also provides useful strategies for creating a healthier work environment, which improves nurse retention. Readers will learn to initiate institutional change, manage resistance to change, lead staff through times of fear and anxiety, manage the multigenerational workforce, and much more. With this book, nurse managers will develop a renewed confidence in both themselves and their staffs.

Key Features:

  • Presents a wide range of guidelines for dealing with staff issues, including conflicts among staff members, low morale, poor attitudes, and more

  • Includes new, innovative perspectives on management, such as the importance of taking risks and the benefits of having a sense of humor

  • Provides tips for maintaining work-life balance-managing responsibilities at work, at home, and in the community

  • Incorporates the author's own experiences, challenges, and breakthroughs as a nurse manager

Table of Contents

The buck stops here : managing professional practice — Power, politics, and possibilities : managing the art of the possible — Competencies for a changing workplace : managing new rules and new roles — Anticipating change : managing staff anxiety, uncertainty, and fear — Got gap? Managing the multigenerational workplace — "It was the best of times; it was the worst of times-- " : managing and facilitating change and transitions — It's over : managing the end of old ways of being — Now what? Managing chaos and confusion — From isolation to collaboration : managing a new way of being — Got resistance? Expect it! Welcome it! Manage it! — Got attitude? Managing the good, the bad, and the downright ugly! — Got queens, princesses, and workplace terrorists? Managing their reign of terror — Got bullying? Managing the sound of silence — Mission impossible? Managing work-life balance — Creating your future : managing purposeful and values-driven workplace relationships — Got staff meeting nightmares? Managing awesome opportunities — From workplace to community : managing connectedness — Top ten fast facts for thriving in a changing workplace : twelve more for managing it!

Product Details

Springer Publishing Company
Medical : Nursing - Management & Leadership
Fry, Barbara Farquharson
Nursing, Supervisory
Medical : Health Care Delivery
Personnel Management
Publication Date:
February 2010

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