The Importance Of Leadership In Health Care
For example, this could simply be a vision such as fostering better health care practices with state-of-art technology and addressing health care needs. However, leadership is not only about directing the vision of the future, but leadership exhibits critical roles such as being a compelling leader who creates pathways to huge followership, influencing or driving people to come together and work for a uniform cause, motivate and shepherd employees to reach towards organizational goals, factorize problems, and negotiate with resources to work for the betterment of the people, and importantly be decisive and exhibit problem solving abilities to foster better care and nurture positive work atmosphere. Stanley (2011) states, “not all leadership is about changing or challenging people’s vision of the future” (57). There is more to leadership and managerial skills apart from building a strong vision or having mission, and it encompasses clarity of purpose and effective organizational …show more content…
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