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Effective Leadership Styles



The purpose of this discussion (Effective Leadership Styles)is to synthesize the concepts from historical organizational management models, leadership frameworks, and interprofessional collaborative competencies to create your own approach to effective leadership styles.


For this discussion, think of a problem you have seen in your current or previous place of employment and address the following:

  1. Provide examples of how you as a transformational leader within an interprofessional team would address the practice problem.
  2. Provide examples of how you as a transactional leader within an interprofessional team would address the practice problem.
  3. Which leadership style do you think would be most effective in addressing this problem? Explain why.

Construct your responses using the CARE Plan method.

Please click on the following link to review the DNP Discussion Guidelines on the Student Resource Center program page:

Program Competencies

Effective Leadership Styles

This discussion (Effective Leadership Styles) enables the student to meet the following program competencies:

  1. Applies organizational and system leadership skills to affect systemic changes in corporate culture and to promote continuous improvement in clinical outcomes. (PO 6)
  1. Appraises current information systems and technologies to improve health care. (POs 6, 7)
  1. Creates a supportive organizational culture for flourishing collaborative teams to facilitate clinical disease prevention and promote population health at all system levels. (PO 8)

Course Outcomes

This discussion enables the student to meet the following course outcomes:

  1. Compare and contrast theories of organizational behavior and leadership. (PCs 2, 4; PO6)
  1. Investigate the role of advanced nursing practice in innovation and transformation to propose solutions impacting healthcare systems. (PCs 2, 4; PO 6)
  1. Assimilate attributes for interprofessional collaboration across healthcare settings. (PC 6; PO 8)
  1. Formulate selected strategies for leadership and influence across healthcare systems. (PC 6; PO 8)
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