Why is power important in an organization? How can the typical unit nurse manager or Chief Nurse Executive increase their organizational power?
Note: One reference... Robbins, S. P., & Judge, T. A. (2019 or 2010). Essentials of organizational behavior. Global edition. Retrieved from http://bba12.weebly.com/uploads/9/4/2/8/9428277/organizational_behavior_15e_-_stephen_p_robbins__timothy_a_judge_pdf_qwerty.pdf
The hierarchy of authority or power helps an employee to understand who he is to receive guidance from, and it helps that employee to see where his manager is getting her career development from. This is why competence at all levels of the corporate hierarchy is important. chief nursing officers (CNOs) typically are part of the hierarchical decision-making structure in that they have authority and responsibility for the nursing staff, they need to move up in the reporting structure of their organizations to increase their ability to contribute to key decisions.