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Unit I

Is the ability to influence the behavior of others, "Getting people to work together" . Leadership
Has responsibility, accountability for tasks to be accomplished; getting work through others. Manager
Intelligence, Initiative, Creativity, Risk-taking. Trait Theories
Know ______ before leading other people. Yourself
Autocratic, Democratic, Laissez-faire. Behavioral Theories
Little opportunity for employee to give suggestions, Emergency situation, Communication flows downward. Authoritarian Style
Participation by all, consensus and teamwork stressed, Communication flows up and down. May take to long to occur, need a deadline Democratic Style
Least structure and control, Individuals develops own goals, Individuals make own decision, Maximum freedom, Problem: nothing may get done. Laissez-Faire-Permissive Leadership
Combination of authoritative & participatory leadership styles. Multicratic
Focus on day-to-day operations; use rewards and punishments to motivate Transactional Leadership
Focus on employee growth; role model, create positive climate. Transformational Leaders
The study of medical morality. Bioethics
Values, belief system, and morality. Concepts of Ethics
These are organized ways of thinking about why people exist w/in the universe. Belief System
Deals w/ the rightness or wrongness of human behavior. Ethics
An individuals own cod for acceptable behavior. Morals
[Greek] duty; looking at there intention. Deontological
Looking at the outcome not at the individual person; greater good. Teleological
Ethical theory used by the medical field. Principalism
Requires that no harm be caused to an individual, either unintentionally or deliberately. Nonmaleficence
This principle means "doing good" for others. Beneficence
Treating the patients other than who they are, people are being treated w/o considering patients feelings. Paternalism
Human Dignity, Sanctity of human life, Knowing our boundaries of duty. Nursing Ethical Codes
Follow Chain of command; call hot line; involve ethics committee. Resolving Ethical Dilemmas
The ability to influence other people despite resistance. Power
“Leaders are born, not made.” In other words, some people are natural leaders, and others are not. In reality, leadership may come more easily to some than to others, but everyone can be a leader, given the necessary knowledge and skill. Trait Theory
Tries to move the group toward the leader’s goals Authoritarian; Directive or Controlling Behavioral theory
Tries to move the group toward its goals. Democratic Leadership
Leader makes no attempt to move the group Laissez-faire
The most effective leader is able to balance the two attending to both the task and the ____ aspects working together. Relationship
______ is he key to the situational approach. Adaptability
Emphasizes that people need a sense of mission that goes beyond good interpersonal relationships or the appropriate reward of a job well done. Transformational Theory
Caring for the people who work for you as people as well as employees. Moral Leadership
The three "E's" of prioritization? Evaluate, Eliminate, & Estimate
Work is something to be avoided; people want to do as little as possible; use control-supervision-punishment. Theory X
The work itself can be motivating; people really want to do their job well; use guidance development-reward. Theory Y
This type of manager believes that people have value as people, not just as workers. Servant Leader
These are voluntary acts that directly cause injury or anguish without meaning to harm or to cause distress. Quasi-Intentional Tort
Is the unintentional tort of acting or failing to act as an ordinary, reasonable, prudent person, resulting in harm to the person to whom the duty of care is owed. Negligence
Is the term used for professional negligence. Malpractice
Confining an individual against his or her will by either physical (restrain- ing) or verbal (detaining) means. False imprisonment
Laws that govern nursing practice; Patient Self-Determination Act and Americans w/ Disabilities Act, Good Samaritan Laws. Statutory Law
Develops w/in the court system as judicial decisions are made in various cases and precedents for future cases are set. Common Law
Is established through the authority given to government agencies i.e. BRN. Administrative Law
Developed to protect society from actions that threaten its existence. Criminal Law
Involve the violation of one persons rights by another person. Civil Law
A legal or civil wrong carried out by one person against the person or property of another. Tort
Refers to spoken word. Slander
Refers to written word. Libel
Threatening to do harm. Assault
Touching another person w/o his or her consent. Battery
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