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    A difficult situation can result when personal and working relationships are combined. You have been assigned to a new area as the nurse leader, where a good friend of the family has worked for many years. You are made aware of multiple issues of tardiness by your friend over the last few months. Discuss how you would handle the situation.

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    A difficult situation can result when personal and working relationships are combined. You have been assigned to a new area as the nurse leader, where a good friend of the family has worked for many years. You are made aware of multiple issues of tardiness by your friend over the last few months. Discuss how you would handle the situation.

    This type of situation can be very delicate and needless to say, you do not want to jeopardize a long standing family friendship. It is a shame that the last leader in this area did not already address this issue but waited so you could address the problem. Even though it appears that the tardiness is over that last few months, this behavior has probably been occurring as you the new nurse leader took over the position. If possible, have a ...

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    This solution discusses handling the termination of a friend as a nurse manager in the workplace and lays out various strategies in approaching this difficult responsibility.

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