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Leadership: For Nursing, Health and Social Care Students

by Louise Jones and Clare L. Bennet Lantern Publishing
Pub Date:
10/2018
ISBN:
9781908625472
Format:
Pbk 160 pages
Price:
AU$37.99 NZ$39.12
Product Status: In Stock Now
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Leadership: for nursing, health and social care students is an accessible textbook for those seeking to develop their leadership skills.


Offering practical advice underpinned by theoretical perspectives, the book will help you to understand the principles of effective leadership and apply them to your own practice. You will learn:


·         What leadership is and what skills and qualities you need to become an effective leader


·         About leadership within the cultural context of your work environment


·         To use leadership skills to influence outcomes in the workplace


·         The importance of the leader as a catalyst for change


·         How leaders influence policy development


·         How to identify your own strengths and weaknesses and create an action plan to develop your emerging leadership skills


This book will kick-start your leadership journey in health and social care and help you to exhibit and unleash your leadership potential.


Please note that this title is an updated and revised version of Leadership in Health and Social Care: an introduction for emerging leaders, published in 2012.

1 What do we mean by leadership?


2 Theories of leadership


3 The skills and qualities of effective leaders


4 Leadership, values and culture


5 Leadership, power and influence


6 Leadership and improvement


7 Leadership and health and social care policy


8 Leadership development – so where do you go from here?


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Index