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ICHRN Knowledge Library

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ICHRN Knowledge Library
  • Date
    2011-03-24
  • Title
    Nursing structures in New Zealand public hospitals: Current configurations
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    SAGE publications
  • Year
    2011
  • Author
    Hughes K-A & Carryer JB
  • Description
    "The research focuses on how leadership in public hospitals is structured at a strategic level. The preliminary summary of findings of this phase of the research show that reporting lines between directors of nursing (DON) and the chief executive officer (CEO) are not always direct, and organizational charts and nursing structures are not readily aligned. Clear financial or budget holding reporting lines by nursing leadership are not easily identified, or are professional and operational accountability lines clearly defined." (excerpt from abstract)
  • Categories
    Nursing Human Resources Management, Work Environment
  • Keywords
    leadership, strategic management, structure, public hospitals, organisation, New Zealand
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