Nursing Leadership

Yoder and Wise (2019, Chapters 7, 8, and 18 ) are interrelated because change in health care can create conflict. Unresolved conflict can lead to stress and unhealthy work teams. Change in health care is inevitable and often out of the nurses locus of control. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recognizes the value of healthy communication amongst hospital team members which intern leads to healthy teams. Take the conflict self-assessment test in (Chapter 8, Box 8.2) and analyze your approach to dealing with conflict in the workplace. What mode of conflict resolution do you prefer (Chapter 8, Box 8.2) ? What mode of resolution would you find most difficult to deal with in a co-worker? What would you like to change? Discuss the pros and cons of conflict in organizations.

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Qualities that make a good leader

What are the qualities that make a good leader according to the theory you chose to write this report about and what of these qualities do you possess (give examples from your life)?
Include the major findings of the theory and what recommendations do you have for someone to incorporate this theory into their leadership style.
How does the theory promote ethical behavior in leadership?
From all the theories in this course, what is your leadership style, and does it facilitate empowering others?
Provide specific examples.

Are you a team player?
Support your response
How do you handle conflict and diversity?

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Leadership styles

Answer the following question in no more than 2 pages.

  1. Describe a specific situation where the coaching leader style has helped you accomplish a task.
  2. Describe a specific situation where the authoritative leader style has helped you accomplish a task.
  3. Explain the importance of adapting your leadership style based on the situation.
  4. Think of someone in your personal or professional life that you would consider to be a great leader. This can be a coach, teacher, mentor, supervisor, family member, etc. Once you have identified this person, answer the following questions in the space below.

● What are some of the character traits of that person? (Character traits are the aspects of a person’s behavior and attitudes that make up that person’s personality.)

● What would you say were some of their strengths as a leader?

● Did you feel as though they were an effective leader? Why or why not?

● What leadership style would you say they are most in alignment with? Explain why.

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A pressing real-world leadership challenge

In your initial discussion forum post,

Describe one pressing real-world leadership challenge in organizations today that requires ethical leadership. You may choose to draw on examples from materials for this week.
Discuss the problem, your rationale, and what type of leadership style or approach may be needed to lessen or eliminate the challenge.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of this approach?

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Effective Team Leadership

I​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‌‌‌‍​mplementation of Team Leadership in School Settings The increased complexity of required tasks resulting from a need for higher quality services, competition, and leaner organizational employee structures have led educational organizations to work in teams. Team members work collaboratively as well as independently to address specific tasks for the accomplishment of organizational goals. Work teams are often capable of better decisions and problem-solving, more significant innovation and creativity, utilizing valuable resources more efficiently, responding quickly to frequent change, and realizing more efficient and improved productivity. Examples of work teams in schools include Response to Intervention (RTI) and Individualized Education Program (IEP) teams. Both RTI and IEP teams are multidisciplinary, involving special education teachers, general education teachers, school psychologists, school administrators, and parents to determine special education evaluation and placement. These teams establish a climate and a culture where shared leadership is the team’s norm, enhancing opportunities and increasing the quality of relationships (Kniffin & Patterson, 2019). These multidisciplinary teams work collegially to provide appropriate service to special education students for the best possible educational outcomes. Leading work teams is a unique process, much different from leading workers individually or departmentally. Team membership can comprise many individuals throughout an organization and involve lateral decision-making rather than the traditional vertical or top-down authoritative decision-making model (Meador, 2020). This approach establishes a climate and a culture where shared leadership is the team’s norm. Open communication, building team members’ leadership capacity, and enhanced opportunities increase the quality of relationships as a team and with all stakeholders. This week’s assignment involves team leadership and how you might utilize this information to benefit your leadership style. You will prepare a presentation to a hypothetical team you are leading. Think about your areas of interest and the type of team you hope to lead one day or currently lead. References Kniffin, L. E., & Patterson, R. M. (2019). Re-imagining community leadersh​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‌‌‌‍​ip development in the post-industrial era. Journal of Leadership Education, 18(4), 188-209. Meador, D. (2020). 10 Things a successful school principal does differently. ThoughtCo. Assignment This week, you will prepare a narrated presentation using the audio/video capturing tool located in NCUOne. To access the capture tool, follow the tutorial found in this week’s resources. Analyzing team leadership can help you to understand how to improve and advance your leadership style. Using the assigned readings and additional applicable scholarly sources, develop a narrated presentation for a team you would hypothetically lead within an educational setting of interest. Be sure to begin with an introduction that informs your professor of the type of team you are leading (e.g., an IEP team preparing for the upcoming school year). In your presentation, explain the following: * Outline the leadership approach(es) or style(s) you plan to employ when leading the team. * Specify how you plan to utilize these leadership approach(es) or style(s) to lead the team. Include examples to illustrate your thoughts. * Evaluate the techniques, strategies, and evaluation procedures you would implement to support your team’s performance. Think of each individual as well as the team as a whole. * Determine your level of involvement within the day-to-day functionality of the team.

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Leadership

Provide an example of someone you consider to be an ethical leader.

   2. What core values and/or behaviors do you feel this individual possesses that makes you view him or her in this respect?

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Leadership Article

Using the CSU Online Library, locate a peer-reviewed article that discusses how leaders must have a vision when leading an organization globally. Topic ideas include visionary leadership, global leadership, and international leadership. Note that these are ideas; please expand within the parameters of research used within organizations.

Respond to the following questions/topics:

Summarize the article with an eye on the author’s main point.
How does this article contribute to contemporary thinking about global leadership?
How does this article illustrate the importance of having a vision to lead members globally within an organization? Include communication tools and techniques of sharing that vision.
How can information in this article be applied to your field?
What is your opinion on the topic of this article?

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