Contemporary nurse executive practice: one framework, one dozen cautions.Nurs Clin North Am. 2010 Mar; 45(1):33-8.NC
How does today's nurse executive function effectively within an incredibly complex health care environment? Does it require different skills, new competencies, new behaviors? Can nurse executives, irrespective of setting, who have always been successful in the past, move forward with the same strategic and operational behaviors? Is there "new work" associated with a new context for executive practice? To answer these questions, this article considers key contemporary issues.