Professionalism.txt

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  1. Leader
    Influences other to work together to accomplish a specific goal.
  2. Manager
    Is an employee of an organization who is given authority, power, and responsibility for plaining, organizing, coordinating, and directing the work of others, and for establishing and evaluating standards.
  3. Formal leader
    Or appointed leader, is selected be an organization and given official authority to make decisions and act.
  4. Informal Leader
    is not officially appointed to direct the activities of others, but because of seniority, age, or special abilities is recognized by the group as its leader and plays an important role in influencing colleagues, coworkers, or other group members to achieve the groups goals.
  5. Leadership Style
    Describe traits, behaviors, motivations, and choices used by individuals to effectively influence others.
  6. Autocratic (Authoritarian) Leader
    Makes decisions for the group. The leader believes individuals are externally motivated and are incapable of independent decision making.
  7. Democratic Leader
    Encourages group discussion and decision making
  8. Laissez-faire (Permissive) Leader
    Recognizes the groups need for autonomy and self-regulation
  9. Bureaucratic Leader
    does not trust self or others to make decisions
  10. Charismatic Leader
    is rare and is characterized by an emotional relationship between the leader and the group members.
  11. Transactional Leader
    Has a relationship with followers based on an exchange for some resource valued by the follower.
  12. Transformational Leader
    Fosters creativity, risk taking, commitment, and collaboration by empowering the group to share in the organizations visions
  13. Planning
    is an ongoing process that involves

    • 1. Assessing a situation
    • 2. Establishing goals and objectives based on assessment of a situation or future trends
    • 3. Developing a plan of action that identifies priorities, delineates who is responsible, determines deadlines, and describes how the intended outcome is to be achieved and evaluated.
  14. Risk Management
    Having in place a system to reduce danger to clients and staff.
  15. Organizing
    Involves determining responsibilities, communicating expectations, and establishing the chain of command for authority and communication.
  16. Directing
    is the process of getting the organizations work accomplish
  17. Coordinating
    Is the process of ensuring that plans are carried out and evaluating outcomes.
  18. Authority
    is defined as the legitimate right to direct the work of others
  19. Accountability
    Is the ability and willingness to assume responsibility.
  20. Responsibility
    is an obligation to perform a task.
  21. Networking
    A process whereby professional links are established through which people can share ideas, knowledge, and information: offer support and directing to each other: and facilitate accomplishment or professional goals.
  22. Mentors
    Give their time, energy, and material support to teach, guide, assist, counsel, and inspire a younger nurse.
  23. Preceptor
    Is used to describe relationship in which the experienced nurse assists the new nurse in improving the clinical nursing kill and judgment.
  24. Effectiveness
    Is a measure of the quality or quantity or services provided.
  25. Efficiency
    Is a measure of the resources used in the provision of nursing services.
  26. Productivity
    is a performance measure of both the effectiveness and efficiency or nursing care.
  27. Delegation
    is the act or transferring to a competent individual the authority to perform a selected nursing task in a selected situation
  28. Change
    is the process of making something different from what it was.
  29. Change Agents
    Individual who initiates, motivates, and implements change.
  30. Unplanned Change
    is an alteration imposed by external events or persons.

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