Leadership is described as a person that influences a group of people towards the success of a goal (Wong, 2007). Source (2015) describes leadership as a process of influence which can enlist the aid and support of others to accomplish a task. Cherry (2006), advocates that leadership styles describe characteristic behaviors, motivation, and managing a group of people. The following are three of the most prominent leadership styles used today: Authoritarian (Autocratic) provides clear expectations; Participative (Democratic) offers guidance to group members; and Delegative (Laissez-Faire) unable to work independently.
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Stay engaged with the group, set deadlines and follow-up, and maintain a good sense of humor (Hamric et al… 2008).
Personal Leadership Aspects My belief in leadership is that it is a big part of the job, and is a value that all graduate nurses should portray. I find that it builds on self-confidence, promotes courage to step outside of the safety zone, which opens avenues for knowledge enhancement, motivation to push toward success and motivate others around you. A leader must be able to lead as well as follow, except criticism and build from it, and set positive examples for the team. For I have learned through the years that a follower is only as good as the leaders