Leadership Styles In Leadership

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Being a leader is about more than simply managing people. It is about leading a team and demonstrating to their employees through the leaders own actions and behaviors the expectations they have of their team. Eleven topics of leadership qualities, responsibilities, and styles will be discussed throughout this paper, and it will demonstrate how many of the concepts are intertwined and how they impact patients, staff, and organizations. For example, organizational climate and culture can significantly impact nurse retention and intent to stay with a facility (Mrayyan, 2008). Also, emotional intelligence and the nature of change intertwine by showing how the use of emotional intelligence allows one to recognize and support emotions and feelings…show more content…
(2015) discusses many reasons that nurses prepared at the Master’s level or higher contribute to healthcare organizations. The advanced practice skills that are developed through education or professional development goals include improved critical thinking and problem solving, enhanced decision-making capabilities, greater competence, and more empowerment. Because of these skills, research has shown reduced patient mortality in facilities with graduate prepared nurses, increased patient satisfaction, more timely and accurate diagnoses, and improved quality of care. Empowerment is a key example of how professional development can enhance patient safety. Nurses who are confident in their skills will feel more empowered to speak up and escalate concerns when they see something wrong with patient care. They can use their experience to improve processes and quality (Clark et al., 2015; Roussel et al.,…show more content…
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