LEADING AND MANAGING IN NURSING offers comprehensive coverage of nursing leadership and management concepts. This second edition helps students learn more successfully and ensures a smooth transition to practice by portraying contemporary, real-world examples throughout the text. New and expanded content addresses delegation, communication and collaboration, budgeting, and staff development. Includes a full-color design and more than 100 illustrations to hold students' interest.Information about managing and working with culturally diverse staff and patients prepares students for current work situations. Emphasis on effective, efficient use of resources and focus on the healthcare consumer in the delivery of nursing and healthcare. "Chapter Checklists" summarize key concepts. Exercises throughout help students think critically about concepts in the text and apply them to real life situations. Glossary defines all relevant chapter terminology; key terms are highlighted within the text. Text correlates to Mosby's Nursing Leadership and Management Video Series, which serves as a valuable teaching/learning resource.