Leadership: for nursing, health and social care students is an accessible textbook for those seeking to develop their leadership skills. Offering practical advice underpinned by theoreticalperspectives, the book will help you to understand the principles of effectiveleadership and apply them to your own practice.
You will learn:* What leadership is and what skills and qualitiesyou need to become an effective leader* About leadership within the cultural context ofyour work environment* To use leadership skills to influence outcomesin the workplace* The importance of the leader as a catalyst forchange* How leaders influence policy development* How to identify your own strengths andweaknesses and create an action plan to develop your emerging leadership skillsThis book will kick-start your leadership journey in healthand social care and help you to exhibit and unleash your leadership potential. Please note that this title is an updated and revised version of Leadership in Health and Social Care: an introduction for emerging leaders, published in 2012. Essentials is aseries of accessible, introductory textbooks for students in nursing, healthand social care.
New and forthcoming titles in the series:* Research and Evidence-Based Practice* Study Skills* The Care Process* Communication Skills* Human Biology