Leadership in Health Services: Volume 35 Issue 2


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Leading change in health care: the challenge of anxiety

John Duncan Edmonstone

The purpose of this paper is to identify the centrality of anxiety in health care, especially in the context of leading change. It identifies the importance of emotional labour…

Transformational leadership and work performance in health care: the mediating role of job satisfaction

Carla Curado, Rúben Santos

The purpose of this study is to investigate the relation among transformational leadership, job satisfaction and adaptive performance of health-care professionals and…


Improving long-term care services: insights from high-reliability organizations

Maryam Memar Zadeh, Nicole Haggerty

Long-term care (LTC) organizations have struggled to protect their vulnerable clients from the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although various suggestions on containing…

Patient safety and leadership style in the government general hospitals in Kuwait: a multi-method study

Talal ALFadhalah, Hossam Elamir

This study aims to evaluate the relationships between leadership style and reported incidents, reporting practices and patient safety initiatives in Kuwaiti hospitals.

The impact of perceived servant leadership traits and safety climate on task performance and risk-taking behavior in times of crisis

Mohammed Aboramadan, Khalid Abed Dahleez

The adverse effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have opened the door to investigations of the leadership practices needed to guarantee positive work-related outcomes among employees…


The factors influencing the innovative performance of leaders in nurses’ professional: a developing country perspective

Shaymaa Najm Abed, Amir A. Abdulmuhsin, Abeer F. Alkhwaldi

The health-care services in Iraq currently face many challenges. The most noted is the lack of effective nursing leaders to meet the growing needs of the health-care services…

Adaptive leadership of doctors during COVID-19

Sayoni Santra, Priya Alat

This study aims to examine the adaptive leadership of doctors during COVID-19 to understand the leadership competencies required for adaptive events.


Using an employee resource group to develop GRIT in female healthcare leaders: a case study

Amy M. Seegmiller Renner, Heidi L. Borgwardt, Monica Coyle, Susan Moeschler, Anjali Bhagra

This case study aims to demonstrate how the Greater Leadership Opportunities for Women (GLOW) Mayo Clinic Employee Resource Groups (MERG) has positively impacted leadership…

Using the Donabedian framework to examine transitional care for cardiac patients and family caregivers

Sonia Udod, Michelle Lobchuk, Lorraine Avery, Naomi Armah

This study aims to examine how health-care managers in acute care and post-acute care facilities support and plan to improve transitional care for cardiac patients and their…

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