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Nursing management innovations: a need for systematic evaluation
Nursing economic$
  • J. C. McCloskey
  • M. Mass
  • Carol A. Watson, University of Iowa
  • C. Gongaware
  • Diane L. Huber, University of Iowa
  • M. Blegen
  • M. Johnson
  • A. Kasparek
  • C. Delaney
  • K. Kelly
Document Type
Peer Reviewed
Publication Date
NLM Title Abbreviation
Nurs Econ
PubMed ID
While emphasis in nursing is placed on research on clinical interventions, there has been little attention to the equally important management interventions. The concept of a management intervention or innovation is introduced here and five types of management innovations in nursing are identified. An overview of the research base for four of the innovations demonstrates the need for systematic evaluation.
  • Diffusion of Innovation,
  • Humans,
  • Nursing Evaluation Research,
  • Nursing,
  • Supervisory/organization & administration,
  • Systems Analysis
Citation Information
J. C. McCloskey, M. Mass, Carol A. Watson, C. Gongaware, et al.. "Nursing management innovations: a need for systematic evaluation" Nursing economic$ Vol. 12 Iss. 1 (1994) p. 35 - 44 ISSN: 0746-1739
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