Alspach, Grif
June 2007
Critical Care Nurse;Jun2007, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p10
Academic Journal
The article examines the phenomenon of lateral hostility between critical care nurses. According to the article, lateral hostility refers to a variety of unkind, discourteous, antagonistic interactions that occur between persons at the same organizational hierarchy level. Mechanisms that have been proposed to explain the origin of lateral hostility are oppression, and struggles for power.


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