Nurse Management Articles

Few nurses are born leaders. However, via education and experience, leaders are made. This is the forum to discuss management: techniques, managing teams, and taking charge. Included in management are leadership strategies. These can include formal modalities like Six Sigma or informal means such as motivating staff. This forum is for all managers, from charge nurses, to unit managers, to division chiefs and everyone in any medical setting managerial position.

10 Ways to Develop Nursing Leadership

10 Ways to Develop Nursing Leadership

by NRSKarenRN - Great article in May 2012 issue of American Nurse Today: Launching yourself in nursing leadership This lead me to thinking about Ways to Develop Nursing... Read More →

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Managerial Skills of a Nurse in Running Health Facility

Managerial Skills of a Nurse in Running Health Facility

by omoladams - MANAGERIAL SKILLS OF A NURSE BY OMOLOLA ADAMS OLATAYO RPHN, HHMC, BNSc Management skills are as important as leadership skills in addressing some of the failings... Read More →

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Different Nursing Leadership Styles

Different Nursing Leadership Styles

by TheCommuter - The manner in which a nurse manager executes leadership over his / her staff has repercussions that can result in far-reaching effects on the operations of a... Read More →

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Nursing Schedulers / Staffing Coordinators

Nursing Schedulers / Staffing Coordinators

by TheCommuter - The nursing scheduler, also known as a staffing coordinator or nursing coordinator, is an extremely important person in most healthcare facilities that offer... Read More →

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Help I'm sinking in email quicksand!

Help I'm sinking in email quicksand!

by MshawSVS - As a leader if I had more time what do you think I would do with it? Indulge me for a moment while I step into utopia and slip on my rose coloured glasses to... Read More →

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Stuck In The Middle With You

Stuck In The Middle With You

by SoldierNurse22 - But within the conference room, voices rose, comments intruded, thought processes were interrupted by a constant onslaught of questions and opinions, and the low,... Read More →

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Nursing Leadership Styles (Part III): Laissez-Faire Leaders

Nursing Leadership Styles (Part III): Laissez-Faire Leaders

by TheCommuter - Tiara Hartman, a 37-year-old office manager at a busy methadone clinic, usually arrives at work approximately 15 minutes before the opening time of 7:30 a.m. She... Read More →

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Nursing Leaders Faced with Challenges

Nursing Leaders Faced with Challenges

by Jgomulinski - Beginning with recognizing the obstacles, the emerging leader can identifying the obstacles and assist the nurse with implementing a plan to reach the goal of... Read More →

5 Reasons a Managerial Degree Can Boost Your Career

5 Reasons a Managerial Degree Can Boost Your Career

by JohnWikk - Many people dream of moving out of their current dead-end jobs or having the chance to advance to a better position.However, they may not be exactly sure how to go... Read More →

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On digging deep and carrying on

On digging deep and carrying on

by savoytruffle - I have battle going on inside my head. Two conflicting ideas engaged in a tug-of-war that has left me feeling depleted and angry and just…tired. You see, I am a... Read More →

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The average time Nurse Managers spend in meetings is 38 hours per week.

The average time Nurse Managers spend in meetings is 38 hours per week.

by MshawSVS - Over the past few weeks, I've put this statistic to the test. I asked a few colleges to write down all of the meetings that they 'have to' go to and the amount of... Read More →

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Nurse Management

Nurse Management

by madwife2002 - Nursing Management is the leadership who performs governance and decision-making within a nursing environment. Managers have the responsibility to guide staff... Read More →

Nursing Leadership Styles (Part I): Authoritarian Leaders

Nursing Leadership Styles (Part I): Authoritarian Leaders

by TheCommuter - Dee Waverly, age 59, arrives at her workplace, a 35-bed freestanding specialty hospital, promptly at seven o'clock every weekday morning. She started working here... Read More →

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Transactional Leadership Versus Transformational Leadership

Transactional Leadership Versus Transformational Leadership

by TheCommuter - It is imperative that anyone who wishes to become a nurse manager or leader know the differences between the transactional and transformational leadership styles.... Read More →

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Nursing Leadership Styles (Part II): Democratic Leaders

Nursing Leadership Styles (Part II): Democratic Leaders

by TheCommuter - Glenda Bennett, a 56-year-old unit manager at a 600-bed county hospital located in a large city, usually arrives at work sometime before 10 o'clock every morning.... Read More →


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