The paper 'Nature of Mr Nahar Alrshidi’ s Leadership, a Nursing Supervisor at Retina Eye Hospital" is a perfect example of a management case study. Within an institution, a series of events and factors requires delegation for successful achievement of the organization’ s goals. However, in order to affect this, every institution requires a leader. Nursing as a profession requires not only diligence but also right focused and committed individuals with humane in order to thrive in the medical field. This paper seeks to analyse the nature of Mr. Nahar Alrshidi’ s leadership, a nursing supervisor at Retina Eye Hospital.
In order to obtain both the positive and negative traits of Mr. Alrshidi’ s leadership style, servant leadership theory will be our analytical tool under the human resource framework aimed at, and exhaustively focusing on his achievements and nature or his roles as a supervisor within the hospital fraternity (House, 2004). The rationale of the analysis will be to recognize the elements of successful leadership within the context of a nursing leader, as shown by the features and performance of Mr Nahar Alrshidi’ s leadership. Elements of Effective Leadership A good leader must be able to influence others. They must be able to give their followers a chance to express their feelings. He/she must be focused and able to delegate. They must be able to lead in the right direction. They must be able to show improvement as results of their leadership, both in terms of effectiveness and efficiency. The above-mentioned styles are universally used; however, there are other types falling under these broad categories (Morgeson, 2005).
These include the situational leadership style that allows the leader to make use of the various styles as stated, depending on the current situation and the employee competence in handling the prevailing situations in a given period within the healthcare setup.
A good leader, therefore, should not only be conversant with one leadership style in order to deal with different situations as they arise (Yukl, 2006 & Clinton, 2004). A leader should use a particular style to deal with a particular issue or situation. A nurse supervisor should thus be able to use various leadership styles when dealing with their subordinates or even patients, depending on the scenario at hand, and not be too dictatorial or pass on the blame to others when matters go wrong.
For example, Description of the Leadership Theory Mr Alrshidi uses the servant leadership theory (House, 2004), which implies that a leader should focus more on doing what best suits the followers rather than on what pleases them as a leader. As a servant leader, Mr Alrshidi puts the interests of others before his own ambitions. He adheres very much to the specifications of this theory, such as respecting the moral ethics of his subordinate staff, incorporating his own ideas with those of his staff and believing in teamwork.
As a nurse supervisor, he respects the other nurses’ opinions on medical issues like diagnosis and treatments. Moreover, he focuses more on the needs of the patients instead of trying to win favours with his superiors (Warneka, 2006). Other than the suspects mentioned above, good leadership should awaken the passion and persistence among the workers, for instance, nursing especially the department that deals with the eye, any treatment or management decision can result into eye correction, partial or permanent vision impairment.
Mr. Alrshidi created a good rapport with the workers within the hospital set up, an act that reduces cases of mistakes as the whole hospital fraternity embraces the fact that nobody is perfect and as a team we can achieve even higher than the expectations. His ability to transform organizations dreams into reality (Kouzes & Posner, 2002), through the enormous procedures practised in the quest to problem-solving under different circumstances, increases the morale of the employees through their involvement in decision-making. However, with the establishment of a friendly working environment, Mr.
Alrshidi understands his workers best and have different strategies of dealing with them in case of demoralizing situations through inspiration and motivation for the betterment of the hospital and the society.
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