Management Of Power By Saint Louis Medical Center

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Management of Power Saint Louis Medical Center’s (SLMC) vision primarily focuses on promoting evidence-based health practices, excellent patient care, and innovative healthcare. As a nurse executive at SLMC, my management of power would be one that is based on supporting staff, encouraging “out-of-the-box” thinking, and promoting efficiency. The leadership theories that best suit my management of power are the transformational and the nine-factors of full-range theories. In both theories, leaders motivate their staff by appealing to moral values that stem from the organization’s vision statement (Doody & Doody, 2012). These types of leaders create a work environment in which the staff feels safe to take certain risks that promote creativity and innovation (Doody & Doody, 2012). They encourage communication, teamwork, and professional collaboration to help staff deal with healthcare’s rapid changes (Tinkham, 2013). The purpose of this paper is to describe my management of power through the transformational and the nine-factors of full-range theories of leadership and will have the following sections: leadership theories, organizational structure influences, supporting evidence, and conclusion. Leaderships Theories As a nurse executive at SLMC, I will incorporate transformational leadership and the nine-factors of full-range theory into my management of power. The nine-factors of full-range theory incorporates all of the elements from transformational theory, but also

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