Power Distance in Healthcare: Learning from Aviation to Decrease Power Distance and Improve Healthcare Culture
Debra Pettit Whisenant, PhD, MSN, MSPH, Capstone College of Nursing, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA; Thomas Bruns, MSHF, Department of the Army, Program Manager Apache, Huntsville, Alabama, USA
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Professional cultural norms such as Power Distance Index (PDI) can affect the professional environment, safety culture, and team members wellbeing. To optimize a positive environment we should determine methods to decrease PDI and recognize the value of all healthcare providers and empower all members of the healthcare team.
30th International Nursing Research Congress: Theory-to-Practice: Catalyzing Collaborations to Connect Globally. Held 25-29 July 2019 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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