Why Good Leadership Is Important For The Success Of Any Organization

751 Words May 8th, 2016 4 Pages
Good leadership is important for the success of any organization. 1The importance of good leadership is apparent in how it affects quality patient care. Patient safety should be a top priority in the whole organization. If patient safety and quality care are seen as a priority by everyone in the organization, the effectiveness of the organization’s performance will improve, including its ability to achieve the goals of high-quality patient care, financial sustainability, community service, and ethical behavior.
Effective leadership is so important, that one of the nation’s top health care accrediting bodies, The Joint Commission, sets standards focused specifically on leadership. The Joint Commission standards for leadership address three leadership groups: The governing body, the chief executive and other senior managers, and the leaders of the licensed independent practitioner.1 For the healthcare organization to be successful, the governing body, the chief executive, and the leaders of the licensed independent practitioner should have knowledge and skill to effectively work together to fulfil their roles and understand the organization vision and mission, and safety and quality goals.
The governing body is responsible for the safety and quality of care, provides management and planning, selects the chief executive, and provides the resources to maintain safe quality care. The Chief Executive is the one that manages the hospital, recruit staff and retention of staff, and…

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