School of Nursing and Midwifery
|Unit Name:||Clinical Leadership and Professional Relationships|
|Assumed Knowledge:||Professional communication, roles and responsibilities of the Registered Nurse and the Mid- wife, ethical and legal frameworks for practice, behavioural and social sciences, critical frame- works.|
|Type of Collaboration:||Individual|
All assignments are to be typed Typing must be according to the following format: 3 cm left and right margins, double spaced. Font: Arial or Times New Roman Font size: 12pt See further submission requirements below
Purpose: The purpose of this assessment is to deepen student’s understanding of the characteristics of leadership styles and the dynamic relationship of leadership with workplace communication and culture.
Aim: This assessment provides the student the opportunity to apply and evaluate leadership styles in a scenario involving making changes to improve workplace communication and culture.
A recent staff survey has revealed areas of concern regarding workplace communication, workplace culture and a ’blaming’ patient safety culture.
The leadership team meets and decides to make changes to achieve the following improvement goals; to improve communication and workplace culture
and to introduce a ’no blame’ culture in relation to patient safety.
Discuss how the leadership team may apply two leadership styles to make changes to achieve these goals and evaluate how these two leadership styles may be facilitators or barriers to changes that will achieve these goals.
Include in your discussion;
A definition of workplace culture and an explanation of how a ’no blame’ culture assists in improving patient safety A description of the characteristics of two leadership styles
Application of the chosen two leadership styles to make changes to achieve the goals of improved communication, improved workplace culture and introducing a ’no blame’ patient safety culture.
An evaluation of how the characteristics of these two leadership styles act as either facilitators or barriers to changes that will achieve these improvements.
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