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Transformational Leadership in Nursing

How can the elements of transformational leadership enhance a manager's approach to problem solving and managing a department?

This question was posed in a nursing leadership and management class.

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1. How can the elements of transformational leadership enhance a manager's approach to problem solving and managing a department?

Assumptions of Transformational Leadership

· People will follow a person who inspires them.
· A person with vision and passion can achieve great things.
· The way to get things done is by injecting enthusiasm and energy. (1)

Working for a Transformational Leader can be a wonderful and uplifting experience. They put passion and energy into everything. They care about you and want you to succeed. The leader inspires the staff, and they are then more likely to involve themselves in the decision-making process. When everyone is on the same page, they can work toward a common goal. Likewise, the manager with a vision and passion can achieve great things, like better managing department through the people-oriented approach to problem-solving by injecting enthusiasm and energy into those around them; things get done.

Overall, transformational leadership is about influencing commitment to the mission of the company from the employees. The leader balances their attention between action that creates progress and the mental state of their followers. Perhaps more than other ...

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Referring to nursing leadership and management, this solution discusses how the elements of transformational leadership can enhance a manager's approach to problem solving and managing a department.

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