NSG/451: Professional Nursing Leadership Perspectives
Wk 1 – Leadership Theories in Practice [due Tuesday]
Wk 1 – Leadership Theories in Practice [due Tuesday ]
As you learned in NSG/416: Theoretical Development and Conceptual Frameworks, theory-guided practice improves patient outcomes because of purposeful systematic application. As you grow in the nurse leader role, you will see the same holds true for theory-guided leadership. This assignment is designed to link leadership theory to practice and connect your past and current experience to help you grow as a leader.
Complete the Leadership Theories in Practice worksheet.
Submit your worksheet with citations.
University of Phoenix Material
Leadership Theories in Practice
Review the leadership theories on pages 9-11 and Gardner’s Tasks of Leading/Managing on pages 14-15 in Leading and Managing in Nursing.
Complete the table below:
Summarize the main points of the theory in your own words in the Summary Definition column.
Provide an example where you witnessed the theory in practice or suggest a situation where it could be applicable in the Practice Example column. Do not restate the Application to Practice column in the textbook; provide a unique example or suggest a possible scenario.
Correlate at least one of Gardner’s task to the theory and practice example in the last column.
Use at least five in-text citations in the table to support your summaries, practice examples, or application of Gardner’s Tasks. In the References section below the table, create an APA-formatted list to cite each resource.