Authentic Leadership: Practices to Promote Integrity

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Integrity is a highly desired leadership trait. Authentic leaders reflect on their behavior and seek feedback about how their actions affect others. How can a nurse develop as an authentic leader who consistently demonstrates integrity? The following are discussed: Reflection; Connection to Christ and others; Social and Emotional Intelligence providing perceptive competency and social awareness; Aesthetic Qualities whereby leaders apply experiential knowing in leadership situations; and effective expression of Gratitude as a meaningful act of valuing others.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)E28-E31
JournalJournal of Christian nursing : a quarterly publication of Nurses Christian Fellowship
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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