Leadership Style And Personality Traits

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Leadership is defined as having the ability to allow others to follow willingly. In the clinical and organization decision-making process, the nursing leadership role can be described as challenging including life changing decisions for patients and team members in an interdisciplinary care setting. Furthermore, leaders should have a vision of what success should be like and how to accomplish the task at hand. Leaders should be able to communicate, perform, create and innovate to allow the vision or dream for the organization to come into existing. To be an effective leader, I feel I must be willing to commit to lifelong learning and building skills. Equally important, among the use of various evaluation tools, I have come to understand my leadership style and personality traits which will help me to become a more effective leader in my organization. Leadership Style Assessment Participative leadership style has also been known as democratic leadership which is typically the most effective leadership style. According to Ferraris (2015), this leadership values the ideas of team members, but it is the leader responsibility for making the final decision. The group members feel engaged in the decision-making process and are more motivated to achieve the goals of the organization. My Leadership Style/Potential I have found myself demonstrating this leadership in everyday clinical practice. For example, I am currently an employee of a stroke unit. I was getting ready to
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