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Strategic Agility for Nursing Leadership

Shirey, Maria R. PhD, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, ANEF, FACHE, FAAN

JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration: June 2015 - Volume 45 - Issue 6 - p 305–308
doi: 10.1097/NNA.0000000000000204
Departments: Strategic Leadership for Organizational Change

This department highlights change management strategies that may be successful in strategically planning and executing organizational change. In this article, the author discusses strategic agility as an important leadership competency and offers approaches for incorporating strategic agility in healthcare systems. A strategic agility checklist and infrastructure-building approach are presented.

Author Affiliation: Professor and Assistant Dean for Clinical & Global Partnerships, School of Nursing, The University of Alabama at Birmingham.

The author declares no conflicts of interest.

Correspondence: Dr Shirey, School of Nursing, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, NB 426, 1720 Second Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35294 (

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