Nursing mission or philosophy in your organization. Nursing mission or philosophy in your organization. 600 words, 4 references, APA format Overview Use the information to discuss the mission, vision, values, and stated goals of the organization where you are employed. You may find the information on your hospital’s website or you may wish to explore this with administrative staff of your organization. If you are not employed, you may find this information from the website of a hospital or by interviewing a nursing colleague to answer questions 1-6. Describe the nursing mission or philosophy in your organization. Describe the nursing mission or philosophy on your unit. Is the mission or philosophy consistent with those of the larger organization? Describe the similarities and differences. Describe your individual role in meeting your unit’s or department’s mission or goals. (I am a labor and delivery nurse, charge nurse) Describe the structure of the nursing department. Is it a centralized or decentralized model? Support your answer with rationale. (we are centralized) Cite a minimum of two pros and two cons of the organization’s nursing model. Use your analysis to describe ways in which nursing could strengthen the mission and vision and organizational structure of nursing. Include at least two examples. Objectives Explain key theories of organizations as social systems. Determine how the mission, vision and values of an organization provide strategic direction. Explore organizational design and structure in the workplace. Discuss how centralization and decentralization structures function in your organization. Define shared governance including benefits and risks to nursing. You must proofread your paper. But do not strictly rely on your computer’s spell-checker and grammar-checker; failure to do so indicates a lack of effort on your part and you can expect your grade to suffer accordingly. Papers with numerous misspelled words and grammatical mistakes will be penalized. Read over your paper – in silence and then aloud – before handing it in and make corrections as necessary. Often it is advantageous to have a friend proofread your paper for obvious errors. Handwritten corrections are preferable to uncorrected mistakes. Use a standard 10 to 12 point (10 to 12 characters per inch) typeface. Smaller or compressed type and papers with small margins or single-spacing are hard to read. It is better to let your essay run over the recommended number of pages than to try to compress it into fewer pages. Likewise, large type, large margins, large indentations, triple-spacing, increased leading (space between lines), increased kerning (space between letters), and any other such attempts at “padding” to increase the length of a paper are unacceptable, wasteful of trees, and will not fool your professor. The paper must be neatly formatted, double-spaced with a one-inch margin on the top, bottom, and sides of each page. When submitting hard copy, be sure to use white paper and print out using dark ink. If it is hard to read your essay, it will also be hard to follow your argument.