As a new nurse manager, you realize that hiring staff is only the beginning. An ongoing challenge is the continuing development of this group of individuals with unique skills and needs. Empowerment strategies are useful tools for managers to acknowledge the decisions and values of staff, and to help them develop their potential. Considering this, please address the following prompts in your discussion:
- Apply principles of empowerment and give specific examples of how you would empower your staff.
- What ideas do you have about using performance appraisals to empower staff?
- How might you empower their decision-making?
- What other ideas do you have that would help staff reach their full potential?
Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with citations and references.
The post and responses are valued at 40 points. Please review post and response expectations. Please review the rubric to ensure that your response meets criteria.