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Curtis, E and O'Connell, R.;
2011
September
Nursing Management
Essential leadership skills for motivating and developing staff
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Achieving and sustaining high quality patient care and containing costs are important aspects of a nurse manager┐s role, and a successful manager needs to have the skills and ability to motivate and develop staff. This article focuses on how effective leadership can increase motivation and empowerment among nurses, examines the relevance of transformational leadership to motivation, and suggests practical ways of maintaining a motivated work environment.

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