In the world of nursing, leadership capability is a must in order to keep everything tight, efficient and prepared, especially when emergency response is needed and necessary. Since the job of a nurse is to care for or take care of people, this is tenfold the pressure and responsibility for their leader. Therefore, the unit inn its self must be akin to a well oiled machine. This paper’s aim is to look into a specific leadership style that the writer feels is effective in most situations, as well as fits the writer’s preference. It will also look into the difference of the terms “leadership” and management” in both a grammatical as well as a nursing stand point. Finally this paper will look at some sources that also discuss leadership and/or management. The topic break down is as follows:
• Leadership style identification and discussion
• Management VS. Leadership
• Additional source identification and discussion
As with any group, organization or profession, there are different types of leaders. Some are jokers while others are very strict. Some are likened to a democratic government while others are that of a dictatorship. The world of nursing is no different. There are also different kinds of leaders and they are effective for different situations. Some of the examples of leadership styles we know are; charismatic leadership, participative and situational. ...