Leaders and Managers
Differentiate between leaders and managers
This discussion forum explores the relationship between nursing leaders and managers.
Your participation in the discussion forum, including the following:
A response to the initial questions below
Responses to at least two other students’ posts
Step 1 Read and respond to the scenario.
You are interviewing for an assistant nurse manager position with the nurse manager of your unit. She asks you to answer the following questions:
Explain your management style and why it suits you.
Describe in detail how your management style will benefit the unit.
Describe a situation where your style has been effective.
Describe the difference between a nurse manager and a nurse leader and give examples of how one person can be both.
Explain whether the nurse manager should or should not also be the nurse leader and give reasons to support your answer.