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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
Article
Peer Reviewed
1
Publication Date
1-1-1994
NLM Title Abbreviation
Nurs Econ
PubMed ID
8008101
Abstract

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.

Keywords
  • Diffusion of Innovation,
  • Humans,
  • Nursing Evaluation Research,
  • Nursing,
  • Supervisory/organization & administration,
  • Systems Analysis
Disciplines
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
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/diane_huber/67/