Thoughts on Effective Leadership
Its a unit exercise,
1. Make a list of the people that you know (or know of) who you consider to be effective leaders. Choose two of these people and determine which leadership style to they ascribed to. Did they have specific leadership traits, did they use a contingency approach to leadership, were they charismatic leaders?
2. Refer to some of the leaders depicted in the websites that follow – what leadership style did or does each one follow? What were the consequences of their approach to leadership?
Oprah Winfrey – http://www.oprah.com/index.
Adolph Hitler – http://content.time.com/time/
Wayne Gretzky – https://www.gretzky.com/bio.
Florence Nightingale – http://www.agnesscott.edu/
Karima A. Velji – 2016 Canadian Nurses Association President – http://www.cna-aiic.ca/en/
3. After reviewing the above websites, did you see any consistency in these individuals\’ leadership styles? Do you consider them leaders?
For reference this is the book university provided. Kelly, P., & Quesnelle, H. (2016). Nursing leadership and management (3rd Canadian ed.). Toronto, ON: Nelson Education Ltd. Chapter 7: Politics and Consumer Partnerships Chapter 8: Nursing Leadership and Management Chapter 19: Legal Aspects of Client Care Chapter 21: Ethics and the Profession of Nursing