Hospital decision making: What is nursing’s role?

Carol S. Weisman, Cheryl S. Alexander, Laura L. Morlock

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Today’s nursing administrators may have impressive titles, but research shows that their power is limited compared to physicians and hospital administrators. These authors examine the literature on decision making in hospitals, with particular attention to nursing’s role. Their discussion will stimulate thinking about the potential for expanding nursing influence in hospitals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)31-39
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Nursing Administration
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1981

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Leadership and Management

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