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Leadership

Leadership

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LEADERSHIP
“If your actions inspire others to dreammore, learn more,do more and become more, you are aleader” – John Quinc Adams
 INTRODUCTION:
From the traditional beurocratic organizational structures of the past, to thedramatically rreformed systems of health care of today, the resulting changes present manychallenges to nursing leadership. Our society is becoming more complex. Although change isnot pervasive, the pace of change is becoming more rapid. The challenges to leadership innursing evolve from reforms in health care and impact on the practice and work life of nurses. While many different aspects are relevant, the issues are interrelated and influenceleadership development. A consistent theme is the need for strong nursing leadership, inorder to address the challenges in health care and achievement of quality outcomes.zzLeadership does not mean dominating the subordinates. The leader’s job ist get work done by other work done by other people,, and make people willingly want toaccomplish something. So effective leadership means effective and productive group performance. Leadership is the inspiration for decided response and getting work donethrough others. Leader focus on purpose and doing the right thing. They are future orientedchanged by change and able to plan strategies and facilitate human potential. A leader needgood stress and time management to meet the challenges of leadership they need to use goodcommunication and decision making skills. Leaders needs to use their knowledge of leadership theories help leaders to know how to adjust their leadership style to fits ondifferent situations Leaders focus on doing the right thing but may also be manage who helpdo the thing right way.
 
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MEANING AND DEFINITIONSLEADER 
A leader is an influential person has the ability to lead a group or department withouthaving a formal appointment.A leader is the person who influences and guides direction, opinion and course of action.
Arieu, A.
defines a leader as "a person capable of inspiring and associate others with adream."It is therefore important that organizations have a mission high transcendent, since it is a powerful way to strengthen the leadership of its directors.
L – LEAD, LOVE, LEARN
E – ENTHUSIASTIC, ENERGETIC
A – ASSERTIVE, ACHIEVER 
D – DEDICATED, DESIROUS
E – EFFICIENT AND EFFECTIVE
R – RESPONSIBLE, RESPECTFUL
LEADERSHIP
 
O
rigin of the word is from the word “lead” meaning “to go”
L
eader ship is the process of influencing people to accomplish goals; that is, it is the abilityto influence the behavior of others, towards the achievement of a mutually established goal.
L
eadership is the art of getting others to want to do something you are convinced should bedone.
L
eadership is management skills that focus on the development and employment of vision,mission and strategy as well as the creation of a motivated work force.
L
eadership is a style or a process whereby a person called a nurse leader will influence agroup of people known as the followers for the purpose of attaining a single goal or objective
DEFINITION
1.
L
eadership is defined as the process of influencing others towards a goal.
 
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Bennine&Nanas
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Leadership is a special quality which enabls people to stand up and pull the rest of usover the horizonJohn.F. Kennedy
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T
he act of guiding or influencing people to achieve desired outcomes; occurs anytime a person attempts to influence the beliefs, openions or behaviors of an individualor groupHersey and Blanchard.
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L
eadership is the special quality which enables people to stand up and pull the rest of us over the horizon.Jamse L Fisher.
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eadership is getting people to work for you when they are obligated.Fred Smith.
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eadership is lifting a person’s vision to higher sight, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its limitations.Peter F Druckes
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A
process of influencing the behavior of either an individual or a group, regardless of the reason, in an effort to achieve goals in a given situation.Hersey and colleagues.8.Leadership is the process of influence the thoughts and action of the other people (a person or a group) to attain the desired objectives.
 LEADER:
Leaders typically are the ones who “go first”. They have a vision and they influence othersbytheir actions and their comments. This ability is the essence of leadership like the word“Lead”. The verb “to lead” is also defined in several ways to guide, to run in a specialdirection, to direct, to go at the head of, to be first, to open play, to tend towards a definiteresult. As far as Nursing is concerned all of these actions are expected by a Nurse Leader.theleader and follower roles are determined by people’s interaction within groups.An effective leader is a catalyst who facilitates effective interaction among manpower,material and time.A skilful leader is a synergist, who co-ordinates the efforts of multiple workers with diverseskills.

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