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What Makes An Effective Health Care Leader?

analytical Essay
543 words
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In the scenario, Kate Dyer has repeatedly found Susan her subordinate, to be consistently behind in her work. In addition Susan has failed to submit a detailed list of suggestions of how her duties might be divided among her co-workers. However, leadership is only effective when the executive leader can examine their own performance and leadership style. Asking Susan to draft up a detailed list, of how to share her job duties among her staff members is actually Kate’s management function. Finally, Kate is neglecting her management duties of determining why Susan is unable to complete her assigned job duties.

Allowing a staff member to perform a line function violates the healthcare organization’s policy and procedures of the authority and position inherent in Kate’s management position. First Kate’s management approach is lacking leadership and may result in lowering employee morale. Increasing Susan’s coworkers workload without evaluating and guiding the work performance of Susan is negligence on Kate’s position as a manager. There are four styles of leadership, (a) coerci...

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes how kate dyer has repeatedly found susan's subordinate, to be consistently behind in her work. susan has failed to submit a detailed list of suggestions of how her duties might be divided among her co-workers.
  • Explains that kate's management approach is lacking leadership and may result in lowering employee morale.
  • Explains coercive leadership is when power is used inappropriately to get a desired response from follower. kate must review with susan federal regulations and policies about her job duties and responsibilities to quality patient care.
  • Describes the key management functions that are important to employee retention. effective leadership requires knowledge of skills and concepts such as coaching, guiding, teaching, and motivation.
  • Explains that healthcare organizations need managers who understand behavioral motivation to remain competitive in the healthcare market. communication, giving staff members a voice, and sharing in decision-making together can rally the workforce needed for present and future goals.
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