In Brief| Volume 8, ISSUE 1, P2, February 2010

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        Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC Director, Nursing Leadership Institute Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, [email protected]
        26Preparing the Next Generation of Nursing Leaders: The AONE Nurse Manager Fellowship
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        Mark Ambler, RN, BSN, MBA, CCRN, CNML
        A graduate of the inaugural AONE Nurse
        Manager Fellowship discusses the invaluable benefits of the program.
        29Developing a Leadership Mindset in New Graduates
        Susan Dyess, PhD, RN, and Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC
        A determined effort to focus new nurses on the authentically positive aspects of nursing leadership can promote both a leadership mindset and a smoother transition into practice.
        34Retaining an Aging Workforce by Giving Voice to Older and Experienced Nurses
        Michelle Kirgan, RN, BSN, and Susan Golembeski, RN, PhD
        Research conducted throughout a large health system to determine what types of incentives and organizational support are needed to keep seasoned nurses at the bedside yielded some fascinating results.
        37The Case for Clinical Nurse Leaders: Guiding Nursing Practice into the 21st Century
        Tim Porter-O'Grady, DM, EdD, APRN, FAAN, Joan Shinkus Clark, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CENP, FACHE, FAAN, and Marjorie S. Wiggins, DNP (c), MBA, RN, NEA-BC
        It is up to the CNO to serve as the leader in crafting the healthcare landscape and translating it to other stakeholders, creating an environment that allows the clinical nurse leader to advance the nursing role for 21st century practice.
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        Leader To Watch
        Kathleen D Sanford, DBA, RN, CENP, FACHE Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC
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        42Do Leadership Skills Impact Clinical Decisions Made by Ward Managers?
        Tracey A. Harding, RGN, MSc, BSc (Hons), DPSN, PGCert, and Magi Sque, RN, PhD, BSc (Hons), DipNEd, RNT, FHEA
        This British study explored ward managers' leadership and clinical decision-making skills to ascertain whether they believe that their personal leadership skills affect the clinical decisions they make and if so, to what degree.
        46From Talking the Talk to Walking the Walk: The Role of Nurse Leaders in Nursing Research
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        Linda Harrington, PhD, RN, CNS, CPHQ, CENP
        Perhaps the greatest benefit of the Nurse Leader Model for Nursing Research in the Practice Setting is its ability to measure specific structure, process, and outcome variables and identify the components of a successful practice-based nursing research program.
        50Using Positive Psychology to Engage Your Staff During Difficult Times
        Thomas M. Muha, MA, PhD, and Jo Manion, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
        By adapting positive psychology approaches to staff management, this hospital's leaders have brought out the best in personnel and patients.
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        Social Responsibility, The DNA of Leadership
        Roxane Spitzer, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN
        8Lessons Learned
        The Leader's Responsibility:
        Constructive Collaboration
        Katherine Vestal, RN, PhD, FAAN, FACHE
        10The Coaching Forum
        The Problem with Perfection
        Catherine Robinson-Walker, MBA, MCC
        AONE The American Organization of Nurse Executives
        19Join AONE in April for the 43rd Annual Meeting and Exposition