Nursing Leadership and Management
Power in Organizations
Have you ever been involved in union organizing, collective bargaining, or worked in a union shop? If so, share your experience. If not, locate a scholarly journal article that describes collective bargaining and describe how it works within an organization.
Have you ever worked in a healthcare facility that had Magnet accreditation, or had experience with shared governance? If so, share your experience. If not, locate a scholarly journal article that describes shared governance and explain how it could be implemented in your current facility.
Length: 1000 – 1250 words
Structure: Include a title page and reference page in APA format. These do not count towards the minimum word count for this assignment. Your essay must include an introduction and a conclusion.
References: Use appropriate APA style in-text citations and references for all resources utilized to answer the questions. At least two (2) scholarly sources should be utilized in this assignment.
Rubric: This assignment uses a rubric for scoring. Please review it as part of your assignment preparation and again prior to submission to ensure you have addressed its criteria at the highest level
Module Course Learning Objectives (CLO)
After completing this module, students will be able to:
CLO 3: Analyze characteristics needed by a leader/manager in the current and emerging health care arena (PLG 4; UMBO 1, 2, 3, 4)
CLO 7: Explore the organizational context within which nursing leaders/managers function (PLG 4; UMBO 1, 2, 3, 4)
The unit we will start is about working within an organization. This week, we will focus on how different health care organizations are structured, the importance of organizational culture, what we mean by “power” and how you, as a leader, can empower others. We will also review some issues in organized labor.
AACN Baccalaureate Essential 2: Basic organizational and systems leadership for quality care and patient safety
AACN Baccalaureate Essential 5: Healthcare policy, finance, and regulatory environments
IOM Core Competency: 1: Patient-centered care
IOM Core Competency 4: Quality improvement
Weiss, S. A. & Tappen, R. M. (2015). Essentials of nursing leadership and management (6th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis Company. Read chapter 5
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