Leadership and Mental Health Nursing

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dc.contributor.author Cleary, Michelle en_US
dc.contributor.author Horsfall, Jan en_US
dc.contributor.author Deacon, Maureen en_US
dc.contributor.author Jackson, Debra en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-12T11:23:35Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-12T11:23:35Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier 2010005431 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Cleary Michelle et al. 2011, 'Leadership and Mental Health Nursing', Informa Healthcare, vol. 32, no. 10, pp. 632-639. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0161-2840 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/17554
dc.description.abstract This discussion paper argues for the critical importance of successful leadership for effective mental health nursing, observing that nursing leadership has long been regarded problematically by the profession. Using empirical and theoretical evidence we debate what leadership styles and strategies are most likely to result in effective, recovery-orientated mental health nursing. Models of transformational and distributed leadership are found to be highly congruent with mental health nursing values, yet the literature suggests it is a type of leadership more often desired than experienced. We note how the scholarly literature tends to ignore the 'elephant in the room' that is organizational power; and we question whether transformational leadership pursued within a specific clinical context can influence beyond those confines. Nevertheless it is within these contexts that consumers experience nursing, effective or otherwise, thus we should advocate what is known about effective leadership whereever it is required. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Informa Healthcare en_US
dc.title Leadership and Mental Health Nursing en_US
dc.parent Issues in Mental Health Nursing en_US
dc.journal.volume 32 en_US
dc.journal.number 10 en_US
dc.publocation United States en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 632 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 639 en_US
dc.cauo.name FOH.Faculty of Health en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 111005 en_US
dc.personcode 119624 en_US
dc.personcode 0000030492 en_US
dc.personcode 0000070784 en_US
dc.personcode 112168 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Mental Health Nursing en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords mental health nursing, effective leadership, organizational power en_US
dc.staffid 112168 en_US


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