International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064


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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 13 Issue 5, May 2024 | Rating: 5.4 / 10


A Study to Assess the Leadership Style among the Incharge Nurses Working in Critical Care Units at Narayan Medical College and Hospital, Sasaram

Dr. K. Latha [3]


Abstract: Leadership is a shared responsibility. Nurses in all domains of practice and at all levels must maximize their leadership potential. With the collective energy of shared leadership, nurses form strong networks and relationships that ultimately result in excellence in nursing practice. The present study was conducted to explore the leadership style among in - charge nurses working in critical care units of Narayan Medical College & Hospital. Quantitative approach, descriptive research design was adopted for the present study. The variables studied are study variables and demographic variables. The study variable was leadership style among incharge nurses. The study was conducted at Narayan Medical College & Hospital, Bihar. The sample size for the present study was 50. Non Probability convenient sampling technique was adopted to select the samples for the study. Don clark Standardized Leadership Style Tool which consists of 30 statements was used to collect the data. The results revealed that majority 82% of the in charge nurses adopt delegative leadership style, only 18% of the in charge nurses adopt authoritarian leadership style and none of the in charge nurses follow participative leadership style.


Keywords: Critical care units, In - charge Nurses, Leadership, Responsibility


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 5, May 2024,


Pages: 972 - 974


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