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Power sharing. A transformational strategy for nurse retention, effectiveness, and extra effort.
Nurs Leadersh Forum. 2003 Winter; 8(2):64-71.NL

Abstract

Power sharing with staff nurses is an essential strategy for organizational transformation. The current competitive health care environment requires a powerful team of participants, including staff at all levels, to provide health care in mutual partnership. The challenges of today's competitive and global environment call for collegial relationships among nurse executive leadership, middle nurse managers, and staff nurses. Research has demonstrated that middle nurse managers maintain primary responsibility for staff nurse retention. A higher retention rate was reported among nurses who were very satisfied with their nurse managers. Nurses considered favorably nurse managers who value staff contributions, promote information sharing, and exert influence for a stable work environment. Furthermore, as staff nurse satisfaction increased, effectiveness and extra effort also increased when staff nurses perceived transformational leadership strategies. Strategies for power sharing include serving as role models and mentors, energizing staff, resisting attitudes of staff ownership, reducing staff nurse stress of leader presence, and information sharing and commendations at meetings.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Jean Trofino Associates, Health Care and Business Consultation, Las Vegas, NV 89117, USA. jtrofino@hotmail.com

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article
Review

Language

eng

PubMed ID

14997687

Citation

Trofino, Joan. "Power Sharing. a Transformational Strategy for Nurse Retention, Effectiveness, and Extra Effort." Nursing Leadership Forum, vol. 8, no. 2, 2003, pp. 64-71.
Trofino J. Power sharing. A transformational strategy for nurse retention, effectiveness, and extra effort. Nurs Leadersh Forum. 2003;8(2):64-71.
Trofino, J. (2003). Power sharing. A transformational strategy for nurse retention, effectiveness, and extra effort. Nursing Leadership Forum, 8(2), 64-71.
Trofino J. Power Sharing. a Transformational Strategy for Nurse Retention, Effectiveness, and Extra Effort. Nurs Leadersh Forum. 2003;8(2):64-71. PubMed PMID: 14997687.
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