Growth and Development of Nurse Leaders, The

Publication Year: 2019

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Authors/Editor: McBride, Angela Barron

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-612389-3

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 100

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Written by an acclaimed nurse leader, scholar, and author, this prizewinning book delivers an inspiring first-person narrative to help nurses at all career levels embrace and hone their leadership potential.

The second edition expands on the original with updated material and five new chapters that focus on the dynamics of today’s healthcare environment. It addresses the complexity of our evolving healthcare system and aligns with new initiatives being championed by key nursing organizations.

Brimming with insight and personal anecdotes—while grounded in scholarly literature—this comprehensive and practical book addresses the major contemporary arenas of leadership: personal, organizational, and transformational. It discusses the personal qualities required of a good leader, the value of attaining self-knowledge, sustaining career optimism in the face of failure, orchestrating a career, achieving organizational goals, effective communication, the importance of strategic vision, and more.

New to the Second Edition:

  • Updated to encompass nearly a decade of changes in healthcare since the first edition was published
  • Sensitive to the interface between nursing service and nursing education
  • New chapters include:
    • The Shadow Side: Neediness and Failure
    • Building a Mentoring Network
    • Understanding Diversity and Inclusion
    • Aiming for Impact
    • Letting Go

Key Features

  • Helps nurses at all career levels to embrace and develop leadership potential
  • Draws on the leadership expertise of an internationally recognized nurse scholar, pragmatist, and AAN awarded Living Legend
  • Presents real-life challenges and personal anecdotes


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: McBride, Angela Barron
ISBN: 978-0-82-612389-3
Issues & Trends in Nursing
Management & Administration
Language: English
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Pages: 314
Year: 2019
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 100

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