Creating a healthy work environment for nursing practice and education: Leadership impact on nursing and healthcare work environment

Shyang-Yun Pamela Shiao, Nora Nelson Hutto, Claire M. Andrews, Kathleen T. Lucke

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Abstract

Leadership and management of ethical dilemmas set the overall tone of the organisation where nurses and healthcare members work. Numerous reports cite the nursing profession is facing leadership and management crisis related to healthy work environment. In this paper, we will examine the impact of ethical leadership on work environment. Problematic leadership behaviours are analysed in relation to the health of the individuals and the workplaces. Different leadership styles are reviewed in relation to the outcomes of healthy and productive workplaces. Practical suggestions will be made, connecting learning environment for the next generations of nurses and healthcare members.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)301-321
Number of pages21
JournalInternational Journal of Work Organisation and Emotion
Volume4
Issue number3-4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011

Keywords

  • Authentic transformational leadership
  • Ethics
  • HWE
  • Healthy work environment
  • Integrity
  • Learning leadership
  • Nursing leadership shortage
  • Organisational culture

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

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