Selected Publications

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Journal Articles:

*Havens, D.S., & Lee, J.  (In process). The Decisional Involvement Scale (DIS). Performance across nurses working on medical-surgical units in US hospitals.

*Havens, D.S., Vasey, J., & Gittell, J. (In process). Relational coordination among nurses and other providers: Impact on nurse satisfaction, emotional exhaustion and work engagement.

*Van Bogaert, P., Van heusden, D., Somers, A., Wouters, K., Van Aken, P., & Havens, D.S. (In press). Impact of the Productive Ward program within a hospital transformation process on the practice environment, nurse burnout, quality of care and nurse-reported job outcomes: a longitudinal multilevel study.

Havens, D.S. (2014). The commitment to influential nursing administration research: An interview with Dr. Donna Sullivan Havens. Journal of Nursing Administration, 44(5).

*Warshawsky, N. & Havens, D.S. (2014). Nurse manager job satisfaction and intent to leave. Nursing Economic$. 32(1), 32-39.

*Havens, D.S., Warshawsky, N. & Vasey, J. (2013). Nurse work engagement by generational cohort: A view from U.S. rural hospitals.  The Journal of Nursing Management (International), 21, 927-940.

*Warshawsky, N., Rayens, M.K., Lake, S., & Havens, D.S. (2013). The nurse manager practice environment scale: Development and psychometric testing.  Journal of Nursing Administration. 43(5), 250-257.

Shafer, D., Parker, K., Kantz, B., & Havens, D.S. (2013). The road less traveled: a rural hospital’s journey to Pathway to Excellence. Nursing Management, February, 26-31.

*Havens, D.S. & Warshawsky, N. (2012). Features of nursing practice environments in rural US hospitals: PES-NWI measurement. Journal of Nursing Administration, 42(11): 519-525.

*Warshawsky, N., Havens, D.S., & Knafl, G. (2012). The influence of interpersonal relationships on nurse managers’ work engagement and proactive work behavior. Journal of Nursing Administration, 42(9):418-25.

*Havens, D.S. (2011).Positive organizational scholarship: a tool for leading with excellence. Nurse Leader. 9(5), 26-30.

*Warshawsky, N., Havens, D.S. (2011). Global use of the PES-NWI to measure features of the nursing practice environment: A review of the literature. Nursing Research. 60(1), 17-31.

*Havens, D.S., Vasey, J., Gittell, J., & Lin, W. (2010). Relational coordination among nurses and other providers: Impact on the quality of care. Journal of Nursing Management (International).18, 926-937.

*Jones,C.B., Havens, D.S., & Thompson, P.A. (2009). Chief nursing officer turnover and the crisis brewing: Views from the front line. Journal of Nursing Administration, 39(6), 1-8.

*Aiken, L.H., Havens, D.S., Sloane, D.M. (2009). The Magnet Nursing Services Recognition Program: A Comparison of Two Groups of Magnet Hospitals. Journal of Nursing Administration, 39(7-8), S5-S14   Supplement: Suppl. S. (Republished in special Magnet Hospital edition).

*Havens, D.S., Thompson, P.A., & Jones, C.B. (2008). CNO Retention and Turnover: CNOs tell their stories. The Journal of Nursing Administration, 38(12), 516-525.

*Yurek, L., Vasey, J., & Havens, D.S. (2008). Use of self-generated identification codes in longitudinal research.  Evaluation Review. 32(5), 435-452.

*Jones, C.B., Havens, D.S., & Thompson, P. A.(2008). Chief Nursing Officer retention and turnover: A crisis brewing? Results of a national survey. Journal of Healthcare Management. 53(2), 85-102.

*Havens, D.S., Wood, S., & Leeman, J. (2006). Improving nursing practice and patient care: Building capacity with Appreciative Inquiry. The Journal of Nursing Administration. 36(10), 463-470.

*Kellogg, V.A., & Havens, D.S. (2006). Using an innovative method to monitor adverse events: The shift coupon. Journal of Nursing Care Quality. 21(1), 49-55.

*Havens, D.S., & Vasey, J. (2005).  The staff nurse decisional involvement scale: Report of psychometric assessments. Nursing Research. 54(6), 376-383.

*Havens, D.S., & Johnston, M.A. (2004).Achieving magnet hospital recognition: Chief nurse executives and magnet coordinators tell their stories. The Journal of Nursing Administration. 34(12), 579-588.

*Kellogg, V.A., & Havens, D.S. (2003). Adverse events in acute care: An integrative review of the research literature. Research in Nursing and Health. 26(5), 398-408.

Havens, D.S., & Brewer, C. (2003). Promoting nursing involvement in health services research. Nursing Outlook. 51 (6), 285-286.

*Havens, D.S., & Vasey, J. (2003). Measuring staff nurse decisional involvement: The decisional involvement scale (DIS). The Journal of Nursing Administration, 33(6), 331-336.

Havens, D.S., Stone, P., & Brewer, C. (2002). Nursing and Health Services Research: Building capacity and seizing opportunities. Applied Nursing Research,15 (4), 261-263.

Havens, D.S. (2002). Economics & nursing–critical professional issues. Nursing Leadership Forum, 6(3), 2-3.

*Havens, D.S., Labov, T., Faura, T., & Aiken, L.H. (2002). Validation of a measure to assess the hospital clinical nurse practice environment: A cross-national pilot study (Spain and the U.S.). Enfermería Clínica, 12, 13-22 (Barcelona, Spain).

*Havens, D.S. (2001). Comparison of nursing department infrastructure and outcomes: ANCC magnet and nonmagnet CNEs report. Nursing Economic$, 19(6), 258-266.

*Pugh, L.C., Havens, D.S., Xie, S., Robinson, J., &  Blaha, C. (2001).Cost outcomes of a longitudinal nursing case management program for elderly CHF patients. Medical Surgical Nursing, 10(2). 71-78. Medical Surgical Nursing 2001 Writer’s Award–Honorable mention.

Havens, D.S., &  Dienemann, J. (2000). A resource for nursing administration research. The Journal of Nursing Administration, 30(11), 510-511.

*Aiken, L.H, Havens, D.S., & Sloane, D.,M. (2000). The magnet nursing services recognition program: A comparison of two groups of magnet hospitals. American Journal of Nursing, 100(3), 27-36.

*Aiken, L.H., Havens, D.S., & Sloane, D.M. (2000). The magnet nursing services recognition program: A comparison of groups of magnet hospitals. Nursing Standard (The United Kingdom), 8(14), 41-47. (Special agreement between AJN and Nursing Standard [UK] published concurrently).

*Blaha, D., Robinson, J., Pugh, L., Bryan, Y., & Havens, D.S. (2000). Longitudinal nursing case management for elderly heart failure patients: Notes from the field. Journal of Nursing Case Management, 5(1), 32-36.

*Havens, D.S. &  Aiken, L..H. (1999). Shaping systems to promote desired outcomes: The magnet hospital model. Journal of Nursing Administration, 29(2), 14-20.

*Havens, D.S. (1998). Update on nursing involvement in hospital governance: 1990-1996. Nursing Economic$, 16(1), 6-11.

*Laschinger, H.S., & Havens, D.S. (1997). The effect of workplace empowerment and perceptions of occupational mental health and work effectiveness. Journal of Nursing Administration, 27(6), 42-50.

*Havens, D.S., & Laschinger, H.S. (1997). Creating the environment to support shared governance: Kanter’s theory of power in organizations. The Journal of Shared Governance, 3(1), 15-23.

*Laschinger, H. S. &  Havens, D.S. (1996). Testing Kanter’s Theory: Staff RN perceptions of work empowerment, control over nursing practice, satisfaction and work effectiveness. Journal of Nursing Administration, 26(9), 27-35.

*Strzalka, A., & Havens, D.S. (1996). Nursing care quality: Comparison of unit hired, hospital float pool, and agency Nurses. The Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 10(4). 59-65.

*Havens, D.S. (1994). Is governance being shared? Journal of Nursing Administration, 24(6), 59-63.

Havens, D.S. (1993). Evaluating case management efforts beyond length of stay data. Hospital Case Management, 1(11), 192-194, 199.

*Havens, D.S. (1992) Nursing involvement in hospital governance: 1990 and 1995. Nursing Economic$, 10(5), 331-335.

*Havens, D.S., & Mills, M.E. (1992). Staff nurse empowerment: Current status and future projections.  Nursing Administration Quarterly, 16(3), 58-64.

*Havens, D.S., & Mills, M.E. (1992).  Professional recognition and compensation for staff RNs. Nursing Economic$, 10(1), 15-20.

* Data-based

Book Chapters:

Wood, S.O., Havens, D.S., Leighton, L.G. (2007). Appreciative inquiry case applications. In J. Stavros (Ed.) Appreciative Inquiry Handbook (2nd ed.), Brunswick, OH:  Crown Custom Publishing.

Havens, D.S., Burton, D., Cadmus, E., Cox, K., Fuller, & J., Boyer, S., & (2005). Redesign of nursing work.In B. Cleary & B. Rice (Eds.). Nursing Workforce Development: Strategic State Initiatives. New York: Springer Publishing Company. Received two AJN Book of the Year awards: 1) History and Public Policy and 2) Professional Development & Issues (2005).

*Havens, D.S., & Mills, M.E. (1997). Are staff nurses getting paid what they are worth? In J.McCloskey & H. Grace (Eds.), Current Issues in Nursing (5th ed.), St.Louis:C.V. Mosby.

*Havens, D.S., & Mills, M.E. (1994). Are staff nurses getting paid what they are worth? In J. McCloskey & H. Grace (Eds.), Current Issues in Nursing (4th ed.), St. Louis: C.V. Mosby.

Havens, D.S. (1989). Designing our destiny through the redesign of practice. The Initiative to Restructure Nursing Practice. Harrisburg, PA: The Pennsylvania Nurses Association.

Havens, D.S. (1984). Networking. In J. Nowak and C. Grindel (Eds.). Career Planning for Nurses. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott.

* Data-based