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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 6: Solutions that Fit: Choose the Right Path
Solutions that Fit: Choose the Right Path
Innovations are new solutions to problems. They don't have to be new inventions, they merely have to be new to the adopter population. Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (1990) defines innovation as a new idea, method, or device. Bhola (1965) mentioned three domains (cognitive, affective, psychomotor) familiar to teachers. These classify an innovation as a concept, [Page 63]attitude, or tool (with psychomotor skills) introduced in a social group that had not fully used it before. The ...