Improving care requires leadership in nursing.


The purpose of this paper is to provide a model of leadership in nursing. The model outlines factors that influence leadership styles, discusses approaches to leadership and the impact of the leadership style on nursing care. The model is based on a critical examination of the current leadership themes from nursing literature in the UK, USA and Australia, between 1992 and 1997, and the findings from semi-structured interviews with five leaders in nursing. These findings help support the proposed leadership model as a basis for further exploration and as a framework for thinking about leadership and leadership preparation.

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@article{Cook1999ImprovingCR, title={Improving care requires leadership in nursing.}, author={Malcolm James Cook}, journal={Nurse education today}, year={1999}, volume={19 4}, pages={306-12} }