Formal Nursing Leaders\’ Situations and my Perceptions About Leadership and how is to be Enacted

Formal Nursing Leaders\’ Situations and my Perceptions About Leadership and how is to be Enacted

Essay on Nurse Leaders

Purpose: To demonstrate critical thinking and integration of theory on
leadership with regards to the formal nursing leaders’ situations and
students’ personal situations. Students will create their own definition of
leadership and then describe how this will be enacted.

******Use the digital video link for the Leadership Interviews; Brenda
Orazietti). I have uploaded the interview documents and the paper
rubric.

Paper Guidelines:
The paper is 6-7 pages maximum (title page, references not
included) double spaced, with headings below for each section.
APA 7th Edition format will be used. References :(a minimum of
4 references 2 course references and 2 external sources).

Introduction: Using the digital resource: Leadership in Nursing:
Interviews with Ontario’s Nursing Leaders by Orazietti, 2020 complete
the following. There are 3 groups of nurse leaders:
leaders from professional organizations (Debrah Bournes, Anne
Coglan, Paul Andre-Gautier, Dianne Martin, Andy Summers)

leaders from academic organizations, (Mina Singh, Linda Patrick,
Claire Mallette, Elsabeth Jensen, Nancy Purdy, Sharon Paton, Jason
Powel)

leaders from hospital/clinical practices (Pam Hubley, Angela Copper
Braithwaite, Ester Green, Mary Jane Esplen, Rani Srivastara, Mary
Ferguson Pare).

Steps to write paper:
-You will choose 1 nurse leader from each group to explore and link
to literature. Overall, you will write about 3 nursing leaders.
Introduce who your nursing leaders are, and their style of

leadership. -Give an overview of the 3 topics of discussion that will
follow:
1) the formal leaders’ challenges with either a change, policy, failure,
(only 1 of the 3 so name it).
Formal Leaders Challenge with a change process, policy
implementation, or failure will be described by the 3 formal
leaders in the Leaders in Nursing Interviews with Ontario’s
Nursing Leaders, digital resource created by Orazietti, 2020.
Highlight how the leader’s situation aligns with theory on the
topic. I like you to discuss the leader’s situation aligned with

Kotter’s Eight-Stage Process the article is by Gaudine attached.

2) your challenges with either a change, policy, failure, (only 1 of the 3
so name it) You can pick change please) Cope + self awareness article
+Wharton article can be used in this part.

Your Challenge with a change process, policy implementation or
failure will be described also linking the situation to theory.

3) your definition of leadership and how you plan to enact that. I have
attached the articles by Cope + self awareness article +Wharton article
can be used in this part.
Create your definition of nursing leadership as it aligns with theory.
How will you enact/ apply or demonstrate your definition as a novice
nurse just entering the profession, and beyond? link this to the literature.
Students will describe and outline how their definition of leadership can
be enacted.
Basically, leadership definition should be based on knowledge of
leadership theories, personality traits, emotional intelligence, cultural
theories and self-awareness. So, your definition can be longer than 1-2
sentences.
“Include cultural theory in your definition of leadership so you can
write that I come from a culture where everyone is expected to work
together, interdependent, and share resources and information therefore
a leadership style that is team-oriented and collaborative would be
effective.”
-For self awareness the article is attached

-For how culture and leadership this is the link to article
https://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/how-cultural-factors-affect-
leadership/

4) Conclusion/Summary: Synthesis of the 3 main paragraphs and
significance of this work.

References to be used
1) Cope, V. & Murray M. (2017). Leadership styles in nursing.
Nursing Standard, 31 (43), 61-69. https://search-
proquestcom.ezproxy.library.yorku.ca/docview/1953961371/ful
ltextPDF/F993 D70F94854B84PQ/47?accountid=15182
2) Gaudine, A & Lamb, M. (2015). Nursing leadership and
management: Working in Canadian health care organizations.
Toronto, ON, Canada: Pearson (theory article attached, pp. 96-
99 ignore box 4.1). I like you to use the Kotter’s eight stage
change process

3) Rasheed, S. P., (2015). Self-awareness as a therapeutic tool for
nurse/client relationship. Review paper. International Journal
of Caring Sciences, 8 (1), pp. 211-216.
https://www.internationaljournalofcaringsciences .org/docs/24-
%20review-parveen.pdf
4) How cultural factors affect leadership (1999). Global focus
article https://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/how-
cultural-factors-affect-leadership/

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