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NURSING LEADERSHIP STYLES AND THEIR IMPACT ON LEADERSHIP
OUTCOMES
By
M. Joan Libsekal
A Research Study Presented in Partial Fulfillment
Of the Requirements for the Degree
Doctor of Philosophy
Capella University
June 2006
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Abstract
Nursing leadership styles impact leadership outcomes. Using the transformational
leadership model as the conceptual framework, the study sought to determine what
nursing leadership styles positively correlated with leadership outcomes of extra effort,
effectiveness, and satisfaction as perceived by staff nurses. Quantitatively data was
collected using a Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire 5X Short Rater form from a
sample population of 144 staff nurses in Western Canada. Findings revealed significant
positive relationships existed between extra effort and transformational leadership style, r
(111) = .94, p < .01 and transactional leadership styles, r (111) = .64, p < .01. Significant
positive relationships were found between effectiveness and transformational leadership
style, r (111) = .90, p < .01 and transactional leadership styles r (111) = .68, p < .01.
Significant positive relationships were also found between satisfaction and
transformational leadership style, r (111) = .96, p < .01 and transactional leadership
styles, r (111) = .47, p < .01. These findings support previous research on
transformational leadership styles and outcomes. Future recommendations include further
research in other geographical locations, comparative studies of raters and self rater...

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