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1. Barnhorst, A. B., Martinez, M., Gershengorn, M., & Hayley, B. (2015). Quality improvement strategies for critical care nursing. American Journal of Critical Care, 24(1), 87-92.

2. Briner, M. K., Kessler, O., Pfeiffer, Y., Wehner, T., & Manser, T. (2010). Assessing hospitals' clinical risk management: Development of a monitoring instrument. BMC Health Services Research, 10 337-337.

3. Burston, S., Chaboyer, W., & Gillespie, B. (2014). Nurse-sensitive indicators suitable to reflect nursing care quality: A review and discussion of the issues. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 23(13/14), 1785-1795. doi:10.1111/jocn.12337

4. Cicolini, G., Coomparcini, D., & Simonetti, V. (2014). Workplace empowerment and nurses' job satisfaction: A systematic literature review. Journal of Nursing Management, 22, 855-871.

5. Giltinane, C. L. (2013). Leadership styles and theories. Nursing Standard, 27(41), 35-39.

6. Hansson, A-S., Vingard, E., Arnetz, B. B., & Anderzen, I. (2008). Organizational change, health and sick leave among health care employees: A longitudinal study measuring stress markers, individual, and work site factors. Work & Stress, 22(1), 69-80.

7. Huddleston, P. (2014). Healthy work environment framework within an acute care setting. Journal of Theory Construction & Testing, 18(2), 50-54.

8. Keating, S., & Tocco, S. (2013). Getting to the root of the root-cause analysis problem. American Nurse Today, 8(9), 56-59.

9.  Laschinger, H. K. S., Finegan, J., & Wilk, P. (2009). Context matters: The impact of unit leadership and empowerment on nurses' organizational commitment. Journal of Nursing Administration, 39(5), 228-235.

10. Laschinger, H. K. S., Gilbert, S., Smith, L. M., & Leslie, K. (2010). Towards a comprehensive theory of nurse/patient empowerment: Applying Kanter's empowerment theory to patient care. Journal of Nursing Management, 18(1), 4-13. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2834.2009.01046.x.

11. Laschinger, H. K. S., Nosko, A., Wilk, P., & Finegan, J. (2014). Effects of unit empowerment and perceived support for professional nursing practice on unit effectiveness and individual nurse well-being: A time-lagged study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 51(12), 1615-1623.

12. Lindberg, P. & Vingard, E. (2012). Indicators of healthy work environments—a systematic review. Work: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment and Rehabilitation, 41(Supp 1), 3032-3038.

13. Liu, Y., Wu, L., Chou, P., Chen, M., Yang, L., Hsu, H. (2016). The influence of work-related fatigue, work conditions, and personal characteristics on intent to leave among new nurses. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 48(1), 66-73. doi:10.1111/jnu.12181

14. McSherry, R., Pearce, P., Grimwood, K., & McSherry, W. (2012). The pivotal role of nurse managers, leaders and educators in enabling excellence in nursing care. Journal of Nursing Management, 20(1), 7-19.

15. Miranda, S., & Olexa, G. A. (2013). Creating a JUST culture: Recalibrating our culture of patient safety. Pennsylvania Nurse, 68(4), 4-10.

16. Murphy, N., & Roberts, D. (2008). Nurse leaders as stewards at the point of service. Nursing Ethics, 15(2), 243-253.

17. Oliver, D. (2007). Preventing falls and fall injuries in hospital: A major risk management challenge. Clinical Risk, 13(5), 173-178.

18. Sammer, C. E., Lykens, K., Singh, K. P., Mains, D. A., & Lackan, N. A. (2010). What is patient safety culture? A review of the literature. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 42(2), 156-165.

19. Sherwin, J. (2011). Contemporary topics in health care: Root cause analysis. PT in motion, 3(4), 26-31.

20.  Stausmire, J. M., & Ulrich, C. (2015). Make it meaningful: Finding quality improvement projects worthy of your time, effort, and expertise…second of a 4-part quality improvement. Critical Care Nurse, 35(6), 57-62.

21. Ulrich, B. T., Lavandero, R., Woods, D., & Early, S. (2014). Critical care nurse work environments 2013: A status report. Critical Care Nurse, 34(4), 65-79.

22. Vahey, D. C., Aiken, L. H., Sloane, D. M., Clarke, S. P., Vargas, D. (2004). Nurse burnout and patient satisfaction.  Medical Care, 42(2): II-57 

23. Van Bogaert, P., Peremans, L., de Wit, M., Van huesden, D., Franck, E., Timmkermans, O., Havens, D. S. (2015). Nurse managers' perceptions and experiences regarding staff nurse empowerment: A qualitative study. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 1-10.

24. Vogelsmeier, A., & Scott-Cawiezell, J. (2007). A JUST culture: The role of nursing leadership. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 22(3), 210-212.

25. Vollers, D., Hill, E., Roberts, C., Dambaugh, L., Brenner, A. R. (2009). AACN's healthy work environment standards and an empowering nurse advancement system. Critical Care Nurse, 29(6), 20-28.

26. Wong, C., & Laschinger, H. K, S. (2013). Authentic leadership, performance, and job satisfaction: The mediating role of empowerment. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 69(4), 947-959. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2648.2012.06089.x.

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1. Behamdouni, G., & Millar, K. (2010). Implementation of an enterprise risk-management program in a community teaching hospital. Healthcare Quarterly, 13(1), 72-78.

2. Flood, A., Zinn, J., & Scott, W. R. (2006). Organizational performance: Managing for efficiency and effectiveness. In Shortell, S. & Kaluzny, A. (Eds.), Health Care Management: Organization, Design and Behavior, (5th ed., pp. 436-448). Clifton Park, NJ: Thomson Demar Learning.

3. Hughes, K., Carryer, J. B., & White, J. (2015). Structural positioning of nurse leaders and empowerment. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 24(15/16), 2125-2132. doi:10.1111/jocn.12839

4. Kuokannen, L., Leino-Kilpi, H., Katajisto, J., Heponiemi, T., Sinervo, T., & Elovainio, M. (2014). Does organizational justice predict empowerment? Nurses assess their work environmentJournal of Nursing Scholarship, 46(5), 349-356.

5. Malloy, T., & Penprase, B. (2010). Nursing leadership style and psychosocial work environmentJournal of Nursing Management, 18(6), 715-725. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2834.2010.01094.x.

6. Mannix, J., Wilkes, L., & Daly, J. (2015). ‘Watching an artist at work': Aesthetic leadership in clinical nursing workplaces. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 24(23/24), 3511-3518. doi:10.1111/jocn.12956.

7. McDonald, S. F., Tullai-McGuinness, S., Madigan, E. A., & Shively, M. (2010). Relationship between staff nurse involvement in organizational structures and perception of empowerment. Critical Care Nursing Quarterly, 33(2), 148-162.

8. Montani, F., Courcy, F., Giorgi, G., & Boilard, A. (2015). Enhancing nurses' empowerment:  The role of supervisors' empowering management practices. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 71(9), 2129-2141.  

9. Minnesota Nurses Association. (2008). Just Culture. Minnesota Nursing Accent, 80(4), 8-10.

10. Parens, J. (2015). Introduction to selected aspects of leadership. Proceedings of the Multidisciplinary Academic Conference, University of Economics, Prague, 1-7.

11. Regan, S., Laschinger, H. K. S., & Wong, C. A. (2016). The influence of empowerment, authentic leadership, and professional practice environments on nurses' perceived interprofessional collaboration. Journal of Nursing Management, 24(1), E54-E61.

12. Solomons, N. M., & Spross, J. A. (2011). Evidence-based practice barriers and facilitators from a continuous quality improvement perspective: An integrative reviewJournal of Nursing Management, 19(1), 109-120. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2834.2010.01144.x

13. Wang, S., & Liu, Y. (2015). Impact of professional nursing practice environment and psychological empowerment on nurses' work engagement: Test of structural equation modellingJournal of Nursing Management, 23(3), 287-296. doi:10.1111/jonm.12124

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