Nursing Leadership Styles

Nursing Leadership Styles

Leadership Style Assessment

Review the different types of leadership styles and type a 2 page paper using 6th edition APA format distinguishing the styles of leadership and the style you most identify with. You must include a title page and reference page and use appropriate headings with in the paper. A page is counted as a page when ¾ of the page is used. You should have an introductory paragraph as well as a summary paragraph. Acronyms first are to be identified with the noun, then may be used. Be sure to avoid one-sentence paragraphs. Write out numbers less than 10. Follow the First Person Guidelines. It may be helpful to use the following sentence as the last sentence in your introductory paragraph: “The purpose of this paper is ………”

• Styles of leadership discussed (50points)
• Your leadership style (25 points)
• APA format followed (25points)
• Up to 25 points can be deducted for grammatical and syntax errors

Management Style: Five Leadership Types for Nurse Leaders
There are many identified styles of leadership, and Servant Leadership is one that has grown in popularity in the last few years. In the 1970’s, Robert Greenleaf created this term to describe leaders who influence and motivate others by building relationships and developing the skills of individual team members. A Servant Leader makes sure the needs of the individual team members are addressed. In this style of management, the entire team has input into decision making based on the organization’s values and ideals. Servant leaders create devoted followers in response to positive attention they give. Characteristic skills of a servant leader include:

• Listening
• Acceptance
• Awareness
• Persuasion
• Foresight
• Commitment to the growth of others
• Building community within the organization