Examining hybrid nurse managers as a case of identity transition in healthcare: Developing a balanced research agenda

  • Currie G
  • Croft C
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This research note synthesizes sociology of work and organization studies literatures, to outline a research agenda examining the identity transition of nurses. Academic studies suggest that nurses face a greater challenge to enact, and are more likely to be marginalized within, hybrid manager roles. Further research is encouraged that has a comparative professional dimension, focused upon social position and power and which takes account of the gendered nature of policy reform and professions.

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  • Doctors
  • Hybrid managers
  • Identity
  • New public management
  • Nurses

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  • Graeme Currie

  • Charlotte Croft

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