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This ground-breaking book is designed to enable nurses to understand the process of planned change. It presents overviews of three widely accepted change theories as well as a new systems-orientated planned change theory, and shows the implications of the theories for nursing practice.

Planned Change Theories: Choose Well, Use Well
Planned change theories: Choose well, use well

People have not always accepted the idea that planned change deserves formal study as a feasible, worthy, and essential activity. Early Calvinists, for example, saw societal order as preordained and nonchanging. Under this viewpoint, planned change cannot occur. Later, rationalist thinking claimed that people who have ...

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