Leadership Strategies Used by Health Professionals in Hospital Units: Integrative Review

  • Maria Ana Bezerra de Lima Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
  • Maria das Graças Gomes do Norte Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte.
  • Mércio Gabriel de Araújo Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
  • Gracimary Alves Teixeira Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
  • Thais Rosental Gabriel Lopes Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte.
  • Alexandra do Nascimento Cassiano Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte.
  • Larissa Mendonça Torres Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
  • Flavio César Bezerra da Silva Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte.
  • Jovanka Bittencourt Leite de Carvalho Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte.

Abstract

Introduction: Manager in its various operational levels, including the hospital management, needs in your profile to present leadership because this feature is an essential part to work with your team. Objective: Identifying leadership strategies employed by managers in hospital units. Method: Integrative review it was conducted in the following databases - Scopus, PUBMED, LILACS and SCIELO. It was considered all published articles in the last ten years until October 2015. Results: It were selected and analyzed 12 articles. Strategies communication among staff; participatory management and professional qualification were outstanding results in this study. Communication presented predominance as the most used strategy, present in 58.33% of the analyzed articles. Conclusion: Despite the scale of the challenges confronting leadership in hospital units is possible to bet on strategies that promote the achievement of objectives of these institutions.

Descriptors: Leadership; Hospital Administration; Hospitals.

 

Published
Aug 22, 2016
How to Cite
DE LIMA, Maria Ana Bezerra et al. Leadership Strategies Used by Health Professionals in Hospital Units: Integrative Review. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 9, aug. 2016. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <http://imed.pub/ojs/index.php/iam/article/view/1669>. Date accessed: 20 nov. 2017. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3823/2069.
Section
Internal Medicine & Hospital Medicine

Keywords

Leadership; Hospital Administration; Hospitals.