Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. June Girvin
    Pages 1-4
  3. June Girvin
    Pages 18-28
  4. June Girvin
    Pages 29-39
  5. June Girvin
    Pages 40-53
  6. June Girvin
    Pages 54-66
  7. June Girvin
    Pages 67-77
  8. June Girvin
    Pages 78-87
  9. June Girvin
    Pages 88-96
  10. June Girvin
    Pages 97-105
  11. June Girvin
    Pages 106-107
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 108-110

About this book


This timely volume introduces the concept of leadership in an approachable and user-friendly manner. Theories and models of leadership are placed in a specific and recognisable nursing context. Ways of recognising and developing effective leadership are discussed.

Like the other volumes in the series, this one invites self-study and reader participation, thereby rendering accessible a potentially daunting subject.


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About the authors

JUNE GIRVIN MSc, RGN, DMS is Senior Research Fellow at the Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of the West of England. She is the author of numerous articles and a book Standard Setting which was published by Macmillan in 1995.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Leadership and Nursing
  • Authors June Girvin
  • Series Title Essentials of Nursing Management
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1998
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-0-333-72375-3
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-349-14698-7
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages X, 120
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information Previously published under the imprint Palgrave
  • Topics Nursing Management
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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