March 2014 - Volume 45 - Issue 3
pp: 6-56

Editorial


Manager Matters


Team Concepts


Risk Management


Performance Potential


Leadership Q&A



Planting seeds of succession

Prestia, Angela S.; Dyess, Susan M.; Sherman, Rose O.

Nursing Management. 45(3):30-37, March 2014.

Succession planning is vital, especially in the face of a potential nurse managershortage. This article details a program that not only mentored future leaders, but also helped prepare them for leadership roles.

Not just for cars: Lean methodology

Hakim, Hasna

Nursing Management. 45(3):39-43, March 2014.

Medication errors are the sixth leading cause of death in the United States.One way to help reduce these errors is to implement a Lean management system.

CE Connection


More than signing: Communicating with the deaf

Shuler, Gregory K.; Mistler, Lisa A.; Torrey, Kathleen; More

Nursing Management. 45(3):20-27, March 2014.

Are you aware of the laws and rules in place to improve communication with the deaf andhard of hearing? Read this article to learn more.

Executive Extra


Relational work: At the core of leadership

Cathcart, Eloise Balasco

Nursing Management. 45(3):44-46, March 2014.

A core leadership competency is relational work: the ability to create, sustain, and effectivelymanage relationships with staff members, patients and families, colleagues, and peers.