Keeping the Magnet® flame alive with appreciative inquiry

Margo A. Halm, Kristen Crusoe

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Sustaining a clinical excellence culture for Magnet® redesignation requires continued engagement of frontline nurses, nurse leaders, and executives. Appreciative Inquiry is a strength-based approach emanating from a positive core. From this core, teams discover, dream, design, and create their preferred destiny. This article describes how a Magnet-designated organization used Appreciative Inquiry to revitalize its redesignation preparation and beyond.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)323-328
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Nursing Administration
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Leadership and Management


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