The Art of Creating
a Staff-Friendly Organization
When you combine a culture of discipline with an ethic
of entrepreneurship, you get the magical alchemy of
Culture matters. Any group achieving long-term success—whether a work group, a family, or a professional organization—will most likely have a positive culture. Positive cultures support members with personal and professional growth and success.
Consider how one work group promotes the success of its facility:
Patients notice that the staff collaborate and seem to enjoy their work.
When one staff member is busy, another one pitches in to help.
Confident and autonomous nurses, who address patient needs imme-
diately, ensure patient satisfaction. Many physicians prefer this kind
of facility because they want their patients to experience quality,
consistency, and individualized care.
Families also enjoy the benefits of positive environments:
Parents and their children enjoy their home as a relaxing sanctuary.
They feel it is safe to explore new challenges, secure in the knowledge
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Publication information: Book title: Smart Nursing: How to Create a Positive Work Environment That Empowers and Retains Nurses. Contributors: June Fabre Mba Rnc - Author. Publisher: Springer. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 2005. Page number: 65.
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