Leadership style and patient safety: implications for nurse managers.

  title={Leadership style and patient safety: implications for nurse managers.},
  author={Katreena Collette Merrill},
  journal={The Journal of nursing administration},
  volume={45 6},
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between nurse manager (NM) leadership style and safety climate. BACKGROUND Nursing leaders are needed who will change the environment and increase patient safety. Hospital NMs are positioned to impact day-to-day operations. Therefore, it is essential to inform nurse executives regarding the impact of leadership style on patient safety. METHODS A descriptive correlational study was conducted in 41 nursing departments across… CONTINUE READING

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