Tag: DON

Tip for the DON: Identify the best leadership style for the situation

There is no best way to influence others. The right choice of leadership style depends on your ability to determine whether your staff have all the skills and experience they need to do the job they are assigned and your sense of whether they want to or believe they can do it. Assess readiness as […]

Four basic leadership styles every long-term care manager should follow

This is an excerpt from The Long-Term Care Director of Nursing Field Guide, Third Edition, written by Barbara Acello, MS, RN. For a long time, people thought there were only two leadership styles—autocratic and democratic. In fact, people used to shout at each other from these two extremes, insisting that one style was better than […]