Leadership in Health Services: Volume 34 Issue 1


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Leadership for a healthy work environment – a question about who, what and how

Åsa Vidman, Annika Strömberg

Recruiting and retaining staff to work with elderly people in social care is a global issue. The quality of leadership is considered important because it influences employees’ job…


Appropriate leadership in nursing home care: a narrative review

Nick Zonneveld, Carina Pittens, Mirella Minkman

The purpose of this paper is to synthesize the existing evidence on leadership that best matches nursing home care, with a focus on behaviors, effects and influencing factors.


Distributed leadership and nurses’ job satisfaction: a survey

Roberta Sammut, Benjamin Briffa, Elizabeth A. Curtis

The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between perceived distributed leadership and job satisfaction among nurses. Leadership is central to improving quality…


The COVID-19 pandemic and the role of responsible leadership in health care: thinking beyond employee well-being and organisational sustainability

Amlan Haque

The unprecedented crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic has posed an enormous challenge ever for health-care organisations to find strategies to deal with their survival. The…

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