As you learned in NSG/416: Theoretical Development and Conceptual Frameworks, theory-guided practice improves patient outcomes because of purposeful systematic application. As you grow in the nurse leader role, you will see that the same holds true for theory-guided leadership. This assignment is designed to link leadership theory to practice and connect your past and current experience to help you grow as a leader.
Complete the Leadership Theories in Practice worksheet. Additional information provided in the Welcome to Week 1 Announcement. Do not use direct quotes. The summaries and examples must be in your own words. Please see the week 1 announcement as the directions and example of where to cite and what to put where is fully explained.
APA: Please follow the directions in the Week 1 announcement. There needs to be a total of 5 different sources [total] for citing the summary of the theory. Citing will be accomplished by using in-text citations after the summary of the theory and having a properly formatted reference page. Do not use direct quotes. The summaries and examples must be in your own words. Place your sources in the reference section, following 6th edition APA format. Please see the writing center or visit www.apastyle.org for assistance.
I open and look at the entire document so be sure to complete all the columns and rows. Please download and use the worksheet. Please see the week 1 announcement on what one row would look like. Unfortunately the formatting is off when posted here.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your worksheet with in-text citations and reference page with a total of 5 different sources used in the worksheet to summarize the theory.