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Communication: Essential Strategies for Success

O’Connor, Mary PhD, RN, FACHE

Journal of Nursing Administration: June 2013 - Volume 43 - Issue 6 - p 323–325
doi: 10.1097/NNA.0b013e3182942ccf
Departments: AONE Leadership Perspectives

This department highlights change management strategies that may be successful in strategically planning and executing organizational change initiatives. With the goal of presenting practical approaches helpful to nurse leaders advance organizational change, content includes evidence-based projects, tool, and resources that mobilize and sustain organizational change initiatives. In this article, the author discusses strategies for communication for change processes, whether large or small. Intentional planning and development of a communication strategy alongside, not as an afterthought, to change initiatives are essential.

Author Affiliation: Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Notre Dame of Maryland University Baltimore, Maryland.

The author declare no conflicts of interest.

Correspondence: Dr O’Connor, 4701 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21210 (

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