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Best Management Leadership Books Reviewed & Ranked

Our list of some of the best Management Leadership books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

1. Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing: Theory and Application (2017)

Best Management Leadership Books Reviewed & RankedAwarded second place in the 2017 AJN Book of the Year Awards in Nursing Management and Leadership. Taking an active learning approach, this Ninth Edition emphasizes the symbiotic elements of leadership and management. All professional nurses today face limited resources and emerging technologies, and this book prepares students through up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of leadership and management concepts, ranging from managing conflict and working collaboratively to organizing patient care and staffing. Benefitting students who often have limited opportunities to observe high-performing middle- and…
Author(s): Marquis RN CNAA MSN, Bessie L., Huston MSN MPA DPA, Carol J.

2. Program Administration Scale (PAS): Measuring Early Childhood Leadership and Management (2011)

Best Management Leadership Books Reviewed & RankedResearch has consistently found that effective administrative practices are crucial for ensuring beneficial program outcomes for children and families. The Program Administration Scale (PAS) is designed to reliably measure and improve the leadership and management practices of center-based programs―the only instrument of its kind to focus exclusively on organization-wide administrative issues. Using a 7-point rating scale (inadequate to excellent), this easy-to-use instrument assesses 25 items grouped into 10 categories: human resources development,…
Author(s): Teri N. Talan, Paula Jorde Bloom

3. Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing (8th Edition) (Effective Leadership & Management in Nursing (Sull) (2012)

Best Management Leadership Books Reviewed & RankedExtensively updated to reflect the latest changes in the healthcare system, will help both practicing and student nurses manage successfully in today’s challenging, resource-limited healthcare environments. The most up-to-date and complete learning package for nurses who intend to manage, this book combines practicality with conceptual understanding, tapping expertise of contributors from many relevant disciplines, especially healthcare management professionals. This edition offers new or expanded coverage of healthcare reform; quality initiatives; Magnet-certified hospitals; emotional and multicratic leadership;…
Author(s): Eleanor J. Sullivan

4. Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators (2018)

Best Management Leadership Books Reviewed & RankedTo succeed as leaders of a diverse, multigenerational workforce, nurse managers and executives need to have both traditional management skills and a contemporary, creative mindset. Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators, Eighth Edition, is a comprehensive overview of key management and administrative concepts that are critical to leading healthcare organizations and ensuring patient safety and quality care. The text prepares nursing students and professional administrators to lead a workplace that is rapidly evolving due to technology, culture, and changes in the U.S….
Author(s): Linda A. Roussel, Tricia Thomas, et al.

5. Leadership and Management in the Hospitality Industry with Answer Sheet (AHLEI) (3rd Edition) (AHLEI – Introduction to Hospitality Management) (2012)

Best Management Leadership Books Reviewed & RankedTeach students how to improve their leadership abilities and develop an understanding of high-performance teams and employee empowerment. Practical information prepares them to put quality management tools into action to enhance guest service and increase profitability. Information and exhibits have been updated throughout the text, and a new chapter on ethics has been added….
Author(s): Judy Z. King, Michael S. Sciarini, et al.

6. Leadership and Management for Nurses: Core Competencies for Quality Care (3rd Edition) (2015)

Best Management Leadership Books Reviewed & Rankedis designed for all courses in leadership or management in nursing. It also serves as a refresher for topics and issues previously covered in nursing school, while also addressing issues that nurses will face in their new professional practice. This book is an excellent resource for professionals in the nursing field and is also a perfect fit for an RN-to-BSN Leadership and Management course. offers a current perspective on leadership and management in nursing, and gives nurses a thorough understanding of what it takes to lead in delivering quality health care. Reflecting the Institute of…
Author(s): Anita Finkelman

7. Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing (9th Edition) (2017)

Best Management Leadership Books Reviewed & RankedFor courses in nursing leadership and management in programs, including baccalaureate degrees in generic and BSN completion, and graduate-level nursing programs. More than ever before, today’s rapidly changing, volatile healthcare environment demands highly developed management skills and superb leadership.  will help both practicing and student nurses manage successfully today, as well as into the future. This book combines practicality with conceptual understanding, tapping expertise of contributors from many relevant disciplines, especially healthcare…
Author(s): Eleanor J. Sullivan

8. Essentials of Nursing Leadership & Management (2019)

Best Management Leadership Books Reviewed & RankedEasy-to-read and understand coverage of the concepts essential to assuming leadership and management roles Comprehensive, practical advice on how to develop and sustain a successful nursing career Historical perspectives on nursing today Information on career mobility, advanced degrees, magnet status, practice levels, and professional organizations Beginning- and end-of-chapter case studies that promote clinical reasoning Content on evidence-based practice, situational leadership, staffing, diversity, and team building Self-assessment tools to identify personal strengths and empower the development of leadership skills Detailed information…
Author(s): Weiss EdD APRN FNP-C CNE ANEF, Sally A., Tappen EdD RN FAAN, Ruth M., et al.

9. Management: Take Charge of Your Team: Communication, Leadership, Coaching and Conflict Resolution (2015)

Best Management Leadership Books Reviewed & RankedTeam management is important, but it isn’t about important. It’s about being there for your team members when they need you and overseeing the project from a managerial point of viewThat means that you need to have a lot of skills including the ones shown in this book. Your team can only be as effective as you are. There is nowhere to throw blame when you are a team manager because the buck rests with you. However, when you do succeed as a team manager or leader, what you find is that your team members will follow your lead and will do so with added enthusiasm if they see that you have enthusiasm and…
Author(s): Alan Anderson

10. Leadership and Management Review Module – Edition 7.0 – 2016 (2016)

Best Management Leadership Books Reviewed & RankedThis review and study guide is an invaluable and complete overview of core leadership and management content. Chapters in this review module use a nursing concepts organizing framework, beginning with an overview describing the central concept and its relevance to nursing. Concepts related to managing and coordinating client care are emphasized. The nurse’s role in relation to professional responsibilities and maintaining a safe environment are included. Application exercises are included at the end of each chapter, including NCLEX-style questions as well…
Author(s): ATI Mastery Series

11. Leadership and Nursing Care Management (2017)

Best Management Leadership Books Reviewed & RankedDevelop your management and leadership skills. maintains its AONE competencies, and features the most up-to-date, evidence-based blend of practice and theory related to the issues that impact nursing management and leadership today. A fresh, conversational writing style provides you with an easy-to-understand, in-depth look at these prevalent issues. Key topics include the nursing professional’s role in law and ethics, staffing and scheduling, delegation, cultural considerations, care management, human resources, outcomes management, safe work environments, preventing employee injury, and time and stress management. for nurse…
Author(s): Huber PhD RN FAAN NEA-BC, Diane

Best Management Leadership Books Reviewed & Ranked

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some management leadership books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

The New Ideal Worker: Organizations Between Work-Life Balance, Gender and Leadership

Author(s): Mireia las Heras Maestro, Nuria Chinchilla Albiol, Marc Grau Grau
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2020, Size: 5 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2407332

Advances in Human Factors, Business Management and Leadership: Proceedings of the AHFE 2019 International Conference on Human Factors, Business Management and Society, and the AHFE International Conference on Human Factors in Management and Leadership, July 24-28, 2019, Washington D.C., USA

Author(s): Jussi Ilari Kantola, Salman Nazir
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2020, Size: 30 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2408531

Financial Cybersecurity Risk Management: Leadership Perspectives and Guidance for Systems and Institutions

Author(s): Paul Rohmeyer, Jennifer L. Bayuk
Publisher: Apress, Year: 2019, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2309296

Leading in a VUCA World: Integrating Leadership, Discernment and Spirituality

Author(s): Jacobus (Kobus) Kok, Steven C. van den Heuvel
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2312140

Managing by the Bhagavad Gītā: Timeless Lessons for Today’s Managers

Author(s): Satinder Dhiman, A. D. Amar
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 5 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2312316

Management Studies in South Africa: Exploring the Trajectory in the Apartheid Era and Beyond

Author(s): Shaun Ruggunan, R. Sooryamoorthy
Publisher: Springer International Publishing;Palgrave Pivot, Year: 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2312326

Practical management and leadership for doctors

Author(s): Cotton, Elizabeth; Curran, Stephen; Wattis, John
Publisher: CRC Press, Year: 2019, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2351264

Responsible People: The Role of the Individual in CSR, Entrepreneurship and Management Education

Author(s): Francisca Farache, Georgiana Grigore, Alin Stancu, David McQueen
Publisher: Springer International Publishing; Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2019, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2406973

Spiritually and Developmentally Mature Leadership: Towards an Expanded Understanding of Leadership in the 21st Century

Author(s): Daniel E. Harris, Lori Holyfield, Linda Jones, Rhonda Ellis, Judi Neal
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 7 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2407052

Leadership and Change Management

Author(s): Keow Ngang Tang
Publisher: Springer Singapore, Year: 2019, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2411613

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really best-sellers according to The Wall Street Journal, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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