Nurse Leader: Decision Making, Problem Solving, Conflict Resolution and the relevance of Power, Politics & Influence
Please respond to BOTH discussion prompts.
Discussion Prompt #1 Describe a conflict you recently experienced at your workplace (hospital as a registered nurse) or an issue needing a decision. Which mode of conflict resolution or decision-making strategy did you employ? In reflecting on how you resolved this conflict or on how you arrived at a decision, would you have done something differently? Why or why not?
Discussion Prompt #2 Identify a powerful public figure you admire. What key factors contribute to this persons powerful image? Think about a powerful nurse you have met. Identify this persons key image factors. Think about nurses who work in wrinkled scrubs, whose hair is pulled back haphazardly into ponytails, and who fail to make eye contact with patients or their family members. What kind of power image message do they send?