Journal of Nursing

Research Status of Authentic Leadership Theory in the Field of Nursing Management

Rui Li, Li Jiang, Meiyi Guo, Xiaoxing Wang, Yun Zhang


This paper reviews the philosophical basis of authentic leadership theory and the key characteristics of authentic leadership under the background of medical reform, summarizes the concepts, dimensions and measurement tools of authentic leadership, reviews the application status of real leadership theory in the field of nursing management, and puts forward a prospect, aiming to provide new ideas and theoretical references for nursing managers to optimize leadership behavior.


Authentic Leadership; Nursing Management; Leadership Behavior

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