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Leadership, defined: What's your style, and how's it actually perceived?

Henrick, Suzanne MPH, MSN, RN; Brennan, Betty EdD, MSN, RN, CEN, CNML; Monturo, Cheryl PhD, MBE, ACNP-BC

Nursing Management (Springhouse): October 2016 - Volume 47 - Issue 10 - p 30–38
doi: 10.1097/01.NUMA.0000497011.51815.ab

What makes an ideal leader in today's world of nursing? This qualitative study uncovers perceptions by midlevel managers and frontline nurses on what traits and actions define successful and unsuccessful leaders.

At Penn Medicine Chester County Hospital in West Chester, Pa., Suzanne Henrick is the director of critical care and Betty Brennan is the director of emergency services/radiology nursing. Cheryl Monturo is an associate professor of nursing at West Chester (Pa.) University.

The authors have disclosed no financial relationships related to this article.

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