Nursing leadership plays a pivotal role in nursing role and the entire health system. One of the key role of nurse leader in health care system is the nurse manager. The philosophy of a nurse manager role is individualized, which is different from one another. However, there is a unique component of all nurse manager is that they think critically, influence others, and take action to accomplish a common goal. I have interviewed a nurse manager who mainly describes her many roles such as a motivator, a communicator, a visionary, a change agent, an innovator and a mentor in the clinical unit.
What are important qualities or characteristics identified? What is his/her personal philosophy …show more content…
Transformational leadership theory has been defined as a leadership approach, which individuals and their leaders engaged in an exchanged process that broadens and motivates both parties to reach a greater level of achievement. Leaders take a visionary role and inspires people to follow. The transformational leader works to meet the needs of subordinates or potential followers, but raises awareness at a higher level to “arouse and satisfy higher needs, to engage the full person of the follower” (Bass, 1985, pg. 14).
Able to move groups or organization to change, to transform, and provide very high level of productivity. As Chase describes “Leadership is ultimately about creating a way for people to contribute to making something extraordinary happen” (Chase, 2010). .Being a positive role model; leaders walk and talk, leaders gets involved in the action to accomplish the goal. Inspired followers to move them into action to create a compiling action to accomplish a goal. Individualized consideration- ability to connect to each followers; being tuned with the follower’s need, understand deeply the follower’s strength, and pull out the strength. Then find ways to …show more content…
Think about others
Leadership is the stepping outside of your comfort zone
Leadership is not only paper work instead of people work
Transformational leadership has four components
Leaders gets involve, inspired followers,
The leadership theory she uses is transformational leadership. Her personal philosophy of leadership is – have to have knowledge, being able to handle situations, time to be stern to get work done, time to be mellow, to do good and to praise workers, worker’s satisfaction listen to employees.
According to “communication is reflected in the competencies that embrace effectively communicating information and ideas in writing and verbally as well as expressing ideas clearly and concisely and inspiring others” (ANA, 2012). What learning experiences did the manager have that influenced his/her personal development?
What learning experiences do you think you need to become an effective Nurse Manager?
Been observed without knowing, team player, willingness to learn, willingness to make mistakes, and accept constructive criticism
How does he/she see leadership evolving in nursing today and in the