The skills gap in nursing management in South Africa: a sectoral analysis: a research paper.

@article{Pillay2010TheSG,
  title={The skills gap in nursing management in South Africa: a sectoral analysis: a research paper.},
  author={Rubin Pillay},
  journal={Journal of nursing management},
  year={2010},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={134-44}
}
AIM To identify competencies important for effective nursing management and to assess managers' proficiency therein. BACKGROUND A lack of management capacity has been identified as the key stumbling block to health delivery in South Africa. Despite nursing managers being central to overcoming the challenges facing health care, there has been a paucity of research that empirically evaluates their skill levels. METHODS A survey was conducted among 171 senior nursing managers in South Africa… CONTINUE READING