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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.
Chapter 3: Power: Fuel for Your Engine
Power: Fuel for Your Engine
If nurse planners wish to achieve success, they must think of social power as an integral component of planned change. Gilbert (1995) reproved those who write or speak about empowerment without first defining power. This chapter first defines power before it tells how planned change theories view power. It then discusses power in the context of planned change in ...