The situational leadership for the three realities of healthcare organizations: A pperspective view
The purpose of the article is to discuss the benefits of the situational leadership approach under the realities of healthcare organizations (HCO). First, the author describes situational leadership, especially from the view of the path-goal theory. The given theory supposes two critical situational factors, namely, the characteristics of followers and environmental factors that help choose the right leadership behaviors, including directive, supportive, participative, and achievement-oriented. Second, the work examines situational leadership from three perspectives, that is, the leadership of the situation, leadership of change, and leadership of relations. For example, the first perspective states that the leader should adjust leadership style in accordance with the needs of the social situation at the organizational level. The article also studies situational leadership in the prospect of the three types of healthcare organizations that comprise multi-disciplinary, multi-task, multi-culture. Finally, the researcher concluded that not only can situational leadership ensure the adequate quality of medical services but also better internal preparation of HCOs for any events and external changes.
Situational leadership and emotional intelligence contribution to promote nursing leaders’ effectiveness
The aim of the given article is to explore the contribution of situational leadership and emotional intelligence to the promotion of nursing leaders’ performance. The study was performed in various healthcare facilities and organizations, including Faysal Hospital, Desouqe General, Chest Hospital, Tropical Hospital, and Medical Center affiliated towithhe Ministry of Health. The study used a quasi-experimental research design and consisted of 25 head nurses and their 180 nurse subordinates. The researchers utilized four instruments, such as emotional competency profile scales, leader effectiveness and adaptability description based on situational leadership, situational leadership and emotional intelligence tests, and an educational program for nursing leaders. The findings of the research demonstrated the improvement of situational leadership and emotional intelligence competencies and the increased probability of success style among nursing leaders after completing the programs. The authors recommend nursing and leaders attend training and educational courses on emotional intelligence competencies, situational leadership skills, and other leadership styles periodically.
A taxonomy of behavior for a medical coordinator by utilizing leadership styles
The core objective of the article is to discuss a taxonomy of communicative intentions, non-technical skills, and behavior of medical coordinator in terms of medical emergency situations conducting a broad literature review. For this purpose, the authors have chosen situational leadership as an understandable and practical guideline for necessary conduct, depending on circumstantial factors. In particular, the taxonomy comprises low-level leadership behaviors implying two different styles, such as supporting and directive, and high-level information assuming non-technical skills, including teamwork, situation awareness, task management, and decision making. The work outlines the four leadership styles of the situational theory, that is, directing, coaching, supporting, and guiding, that a reliable leader can apply in appropriate situations. Considering the evidence, the authors examine leadership behaviors that the coordinator should employ or avoid to ensure the efficiency of leadership style. Finally, the article reviews the non-technical skills required for a coordinator in the literature and proproposeseir systematization of the non-technical skills with detailed information about drivers of the coordinator’s behavior.
Alsaqqa, H. H. (2020). The situational leadership for the three realities of healthcare organizations: A perspective view. Journal of Health Systems and Policies, 2(2), 230-247.
El Bakshawan, Z. M. A., Shaban, F. M., EL-Shaikh, A. A., & EL-Sayed, K. A. (2016). Situational leadership and emotional intelligence contribution to promoting nursing leaders’ effectiveness. Tanta Scientific Nursing Journal, 10(1), 132-154. doi: 10.21608/TSNJ.2016.71199.
Jackson, A. C., Bevacqua, E., De Loor, P., & Querrec, R. (2020). A taxonomy of behavior for a medical coordinator by utilizing leadership styles. International Journal of Psychological and Behavioral Sciences, 14(9), 226-237.