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Conflict and Management

1. A new director decides to reorganize the department you work in. This reorganization comes about without input from the employees and many of the nurses that you oversee are feeling resentful of the change. As a nurse leader, identify factors that may lead to conflict and ways the nurse leader can manage them.

2. Nurse Susan regularly work with 2 other nurses because their schedules tend to line up with hers. About the only time she don't work with these 2 nurses is when she work an extra shift. Normally the 3 of them get along really well and work like a well-oiled machine. Lately though, the nurse Susan been noticing her 2 coworkers don't seem to be getting along well. She overhear snide remarks, notice them distancing themselves from one another, and they avoid taking breaks together. The nurse Susan have no idea what's going on but she can feel the tension during their shifts.

What do nurse Susan do and say? Is this something nurse Susan will, or should, get involved in? What approach will she take?

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Conflict and Management
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1. A new director decides to reorganize the department you work in. This reorganization comes about without input from the employees and many of the nurses that you oversee are feeling resentful of the change. As a nurse leader, identify factors that may lead to conflict and ways the nurse leader can manage them.

Factors that may lead to conflict with the new organizational change can be negative, non-supportive, unpleasant, and uncooperative peers and coworkers that made up the new ...

Solution Summary

Nursing can be a very demanding job. The nursing job can be very stressful because of many conflicts in the workplace. The conflicts can be confrontation among fellow nurses; lack of peer cohesion; and poor working relationship. These conflicts can lead to nurse turnover rate in the workplace.

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