Colorado Technical Leading Teams Through Change Reflection Paper

Reflections on Leadership

As a leader in a nursing department, you are taking time to reflect on everything you have learned thus far, the leadership theory you prefer to use, why you chose it, and how that theory influences staff morale and satisfaction.

Write your thoughts in a 2 to 3-page paper, excluding the title page and references, that includes the following:

  • An introductory paragraph including the sentence, “The purpose of this paper is to…”
  • Define the leadership theory that you prefer to use.
  • Provide your rationale for the leadership theory you chose.
  • Describe how that leadership theory influences staff morale and satisfaction.
  • Include specific examples of the theory’s influence on staff morale and satisfaction.
  • Include at least 1 additional reference and accompanying citation in the body of the paper in addition to the textbook.
  • Include these required headings:
    • Preferred Leadership Theory and Description of Theory
    • Rationale for Preferred Leadership Theory
    • Leadership Theory Effects on Staff with Examples
    • Conclusions
    • References