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Sally thought she was taking a career-altering job. Little did she know that this was true — but not in the way she had hoped.
Even on the first day, it seemed as though someone else had slipped into the body of the person who hired her. The energizing, “I-know-you-are-just-what-this-hospital-needs” boss, whose helpful guidance about navigating the traditional organizational landscape she entered had become a hyper-micromanager, criticizing and second-guessing her every decision — a steadfast annoyance pushing her to fit in with the old guard.
Sally was hired as a change agent, but it was evident the people in the nursing department did not want change and that her boss, the chief nursing officer who hired her to initiate a new day, didn’t seem to want it either.