Now in its Fifth Edition, this foremost leadership and management text incorporates application with theory and emphasizes critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making. More than 225 case studies and learning exercises promote critical thinking and interactive discussion. This edition includes 46 new case studies in settings such as acute care, ambulatory care, long-term care, and community health. The book addresses timely nursing leadership and management issues, such as leadership development, staffing, delegation, ethics and law, organizational, political, and personal power, management and technology, and more. Web links and learning exercises appear in each chapter. An Instructor's CD-ROM includes a testbank and PowerPoint slides.Marquis, Bessie L. is the author of 'Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing Theory and Application', published 2002 under ISBN 9780781737944 and ISBN 078173794X.