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Planned change theories for nursing : review, analysis, and implications / Constance Rimmer Tiffany, Louette R. Johnson Lutjens.

By: Tiffany, Constance Rimmer.
Contributor(s): Lutjens, Louette R. Johnson.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, c1998Description: viii, 408 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0761902341 (cloth : acid-free paper); 9780761902348 (cloth : acid-free paper); 076190235X (pbk. : acid-free paper); 9780761902355 (pbk. : acid-free paper).Subject(s): Nursing -- Planning | Organizational change | Social change | Nursing modelsDDC classification: 610.73/01
List(s) this item appears in: Nursing Collection
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RT89 .T54 1998 (Browse shelf) Available 0000001315464

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

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Tiffany and Lutjens have reviewed, analyzed, and discussed implications to nursing practice of several change theories drawn from social sciences and other fields. This graduate-level book is organized in three parts: the first addresses basic considerations in planned change; the second, theory considerations in planned change; and the last part, planned change theory in practice. Emphasized is the need to develop a change theory that is specifically appropriate for nursing. The book provides a background of the works of Lewin, Bennis, Benne, Chinn, Rogers, and Bohla. Discussion is supported by extensive literature reviews and includes implications for development of nursing theory. Each chapter includes a set of questions to be answered, a list of key words and phrases used in the chapter, discussion, and a summary of key ideas presented. A reference list, varying in length and currency, follows each chapter. Appendixes provide an extensive glossary, the Tiffany-Lutjens Planned Change Theory Evaluation Model, sources of key planned change concepts, and an extensive reference list of planned change literature in nursing articles. Graduate students; faculty; professionals. V. B. Byers; emeritus, SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse

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