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Keywords

followers, leaders, managers, transactional leaders, transformational leaders

 

Authors

  1. Valiga, Theresa M. EdD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN

Abstract

Abstract: All nurses have the potential and responsibility to effect positive change in nursing practice and healthcare. This article details the characteristics of leaders and effective followers and clarifies that one does not need to be in a management position to function as a leader.