Case Study: Authority and Leadership
Review the details of the case Authority and Leadership: Rising From the Ranks from your course text, and respond to the following questions:
- Identify the potential advantages Julie might enjoy in becoming manager of a group of which she has long been a member, and contrast these with the possible disadvantages that might present themselves because she has long been a member of this group.
- Describe how Julie will have to proceed in establishing herself as the legitimate possessor or supervisory authority on the unit, and describe the sources and forms of Julie’s authority.
- Management principles for health professionals (6th ed.):
- Chapter 10: Adaptation, Motivation, and Conflict Management
- Chapter 11: Training and Development: The Backbone of Motivation and Retention
- Chapter 12: Authority, Leadership, and Supervision
Liebler, J. G. & McConnell, C. R. (2012). Management principles for health professionals (6th ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.
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