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Please I need some guidelines on how to start this essay, a case study. A nurses unit has been crazy busy lately and working very short-staffed. She is hearing more and more of her coworkers saying things like, "I just don't care anymore" or "I just want to get the job done and go home."How can the nurse motivate the team, improve morale, and get the team working well together using servant leadership? and what specific things will the nurse do?

B. Personal affiliations and networking are important for nursing leaders. Why are these important? How will they benefit a nurse in her career future?u.

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servant leadership
Please I need some guidelines on how to start this essay, a case study. A nurses unit has been crazy busy lately and working very short-staffed. She is hearing more and more of her coworkers saying things like, "I just don't care anymore" or "I just want to get the job done and go home."How can the nurse motivate the team, improve morale, and get the team working well together using servant leadership? and what specific things will the nurse do?

The nurse needs to apply the principle of servant leadership in order to motivate the team and improve morale. Servant leadership is defined as " the philosophy and set of practices that enriches the lives of individuals, build better organizations, and create a more caring world."(1) A servant leader focuses mainly on the "growth and well-being of people and the communities to which they belong." (1) One way the nurse can motivate her team is to talk to each team members individual and find out what make them happy at work. The nurse should ask questions of how can I make your day better? What can I do to brighten your days. An example is to organize a luncheon every Friday with the employers on the nurse's team. By the definition of a servant leadership, the servant leader must focus on the well-being of the people first. The nurse leader must ...

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Servant leadership is defined as " the philosophy and set of practices that enriches the lives of individuals, build better organizations, and create a more caring world."(1) A servant leader focuses mainly on the "growth and well-being of people and the communities to which they belong." There are ten principles of servant leadership that must be follow in order to become an effective servant leader. Unlike the traditional leadership where the leader holds the power, servant leaders will share their powers and put forth the needs of others first. A servant leader is a peacemaker that care for everyone.

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