Leading the Leaders: The Challenge of Leading an Empowered Organization

Kerfoot, Karlene
May 2002
Pediatric Nursing;May/Jun2002, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p301
Academic Journal
Discusses the challenge for nurse leaders in leading the empowered workforce in different ways. Role of the nurse leader/manager; Establishment of the culture of co-leaders; Characteristics of an effective leader.


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