Leadership Styles of Nursing Management to Improve Nurse Work Engagement in Hospital: A Systematic Review


Ershad Nashir , Wahyu Sulistiadi

 

Department of Public Health Hospital Management,

Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Indonesia

 

ABSTRACT

Background: Nurse manager leadership style plays a critical role in engaging staff nurses. In hospital, nurse manager is a essential not only to manage nursing unit but also provide support and communication through leadership. These relationships have been minimally studied in nurse managers and staff nurses. This study aimed to review systematically the leadership styles of nursing management to improve nurse work engagement in hospital

Subjects and Method: This was a systematic review conducted through six steps: (1) Framed a question (based on a theory); (2) Ran a search (on Pubmed, JSTOR and Cochrane, which published articles from last five years); (3) Read the abstract and title of the individual papers; (4) Abstract information from the selected set of final articles; (5) Determined the quality of the information in these articles. This was done using a judg­ment of their internal validity but also using the GRADE criteria; (6) Determined the extent to which these articles were heterogeneous. The keyword for this review were manager leadership, good governance, nurse, intention to stay, work engagement and hospital. The inclusion criteria were nurse work stress and service quality in hospitals in Asia. After review process seven articles were included in this review.

Results: Transformational leadership styles in nurse managers positively influenced staff nurse work engagement. The leadership style employed by nurse managers has a major impact on nurses satisfaction, turnover, and improve the quality of health ser­vices

Conclusion: Transformational leadership styles in nurse managers positively influ­ence staff nurse work engagement

Keywords: nurse manager, nurse, leadership, work engagement.

Correspondence: Ershad Nashir. Department of Public Health Hospital Management, Faculty of Public Health, Universitas IndonesiaEmail: ershad.nashir@ui.ac.id.  Mobile: 082232332202.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.26911/theicph.2019.04.64

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