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Leadership and Effective Management Approaches

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An effective leader demonstrates the skills to effectively produce and implement rules and regulations, adapt to changes, encourage teamwork, and provide support and guidance to all members of the group. Leaders promote teamwork in order to get excellent results. They set goals and achieve them through hard work and dedication. They always listen to feedbacks, accept, and implement changes. A true leader will create an atmosphere that motivates people to work more efficiently. They are optimistic, demonstrate willpower and confidence to influence and encourage others (Haeuser & Preston, 2005). An effective leader is the backbone of every successful organization. They have skills to make the entire nursing staff to work as a team to provide excellent patient care. For an effective healthcare system especially nursing, it is important to have great leadership.
A manager has skills to analyze and resolve complex situations because of their management experience. They can assign task to team members based on their skills. Nursing unit manager must recognize effective leaders and provide them an opportunity to build a successful team of nurses in their unit to provide effective care to all patients in that unit and thus create better patient satisfaction. Adequate staffing is an important component of good patient care. Effective management skills are necessary in order to effectively handle staff shortages, adapt, and implement changes in order to provide excellent patient care while maintaining staff morale. This paper will discuss the importance of effective management and leadership skills required in relation to the nurse-patient ratio in a unit.
Patients deserve and expect proper care and treatment for their illness or condition....

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...ic leader. I am able to communicate to people in a deep emotional level. I am a strong believer in positive thinking and spreading that attitude will definitely make a positive impact on my patients and coworkers. Being a role model for others is a very satisfying feeling for me.

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