Moving from accountability to a sense of ownership
Joe Tye Chief executive officer and head coach, Values Coach Inc
Bob Dent Chief operating officer and chief nursing officer, Midland Memorial Hospital, Texas, US, American Organization of Nurse Executives
For healthcare services to succeed, nurses must be emotionally positive, self-empowered and fully engaged
The management buzzword of the 1990s was ‘empowerment’. There were dozens of books and articles on the subject, and managers attended innumerable workshops and implemented seemingly endless programmes on how to ‘empower’ their people.
Nursing Management. 24, 6,12-12. doi: 10.7748/nm.24.6.12.s18