J Nurs Adm 2019 Oct 23. Epub 2019 Oct 23.
Author Affiliations: Associate Professor (Dr Price), School of Nursing, Dalhousie University; Vice President of Patient Care and Chief Nurse Executive (Ms Vine), IWK Health Centre; Senior Director, Interprofessional Practice and Learning (Ms Gurnham), Nova Scotia Health Authority; and PhD in Nursing Student (Ms Paynter), School of Nursing, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; and Professor of Industrial and Organisational Psychology (Dr Leiter), Faculty of Health, School of Psychology, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia.
Objective: This study aims to examine 1st-line managers' (FLMs') experiences in managing the workplace social environment (WSE).
Background: FLMs are responsible for the establishment and maintenance of supportive WSE essential for effective teamwork. Poorly managed WSE and dysfunctional teams hold negative implications for patients, teams, and organizations. Read More