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Applying Transformational Leadership in Healthcare

Five key elements of optimum leadership in healthcare settings:

  • Inspiring visions at every level, along with upholding a shared, holistic view of care
  • Clear, aligned objectives for all teams, departments, and individual staff
  • Supportive and enabling people management and high levels of staff engagement
  • Learning, innovation, and quality improvement embedded in the practice of all staff
  • Effective teamwork

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