Book review: Clinical Leadership in Nursing and Healthcare

New ways to evaluate leadership in nursing.

Clinical Leadership in Nursing and Healthcare: Values into Action

David Stanley | Wiley Blackwell | £34.99 | 392pp | ISBN: 9781119253761

This book, now in its second edition, explores new ways of evaluating leadership in nursing and focuses on the importance of clinical leadership under the heading ‘congruent leadership’. It is reader friendly and integrates theory with examples from practice settings.

The text is divided into three parts. The first examines the theory of leadership, introduces the concept of congruent leadership and puts it into context; the second explores a range of resources that can be used to develop leadership in a clinical setting; and the third looks at how the concepts of clinical leadership can be put into practice.

The author explores clinical leadership from several perspectives, and presents short case studies, not necessarily related to nursing,


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