Administrative Process in Nursing

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MODULE 1: ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESS IN NURSING

Submitted by: Jennelyn M. Pondang
Submitted to: Prof. Liwayway T. Vallesteros

• Answer learning activities (page 14) nos. 3 and 4.

• Illustrate using a table a comparison of the ff leadership style:

a. Democratic, Authoritarian, and Laissez-faire

b. Transformational and Transactional

• Which of the above leadership styles do you think your immediate manager adhere to? Support your assumption.

3. Compare Theory X, Y, and Z. Which one would you prefer in your organization? Why? Theory X assumes employees are inherently lazy and will avoid work if they can and that they inherently dislike work. As a result of this, management believes that workers need to be
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These types of workers have a very well developed sense of order, discipline, moral obligation to work hard, and a sense of cohesion with their fellow workers. Theory Z workers can be trusted to do their jobs to their utmost ability, so long as management can be trusted to support them and look out for their well being. One of the most important tenets of this theory is that management must have a high degree of confidence in its workers in order for this type of participative management to work. Theory Z stresses the need for enabling the workers to become generalists, rather than specialists, and to increase their knowledge of the company and its processes through job rotations and continual training. In fact, promotions tend to be slower in this type of setting, as workers are given a much longer opportunity to receive training and more time to learn the intricacies of the company's operations. The desire, under this theory, is to develop a work force, which has more of a loyalty towards staying with the company for an entire career, and be more permanent than in other types of settings. It is expected that once an employee does rise to a position of high level management, they will know a great deal more about the company and how it operates, and will be
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