Authentic Leadership: Practices to Promote Integrity : Journal of Christian Nursing

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Authentic Leadership

Practices to Promote Integrity

Hughes, Vickie

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Journal of Christian Nursing 35(2):p E28-E31, April/June 2018. | DOI: 10.1097/CNJ.0000000000000491


Integrity is a highly desired leadership trait. Authentic leaders reflect on their behavior and seek feedback about how their actions affect others. How can a nurse develop as an authentic leader who consistently demonstrates integrity? The following are discussed: Reflection; Connection to Christ and others; Social and Emotional Intelligence providing perceptive competency and social awareness; Aesthetic Qualities whereby leaders apply experiential knowing in leadership situations; and effective expression of Gratitude as a meaningful act of valuing others.

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

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