Interview of a Health Care Leader
Interview a health care leader of your choosing. Discuss topics related to leadership style and the roles and responsibilities of leadership and management.
Prepare a 1,250- to 1,500-word paper summarizing your interview and prepare to discuss your summary in class. Questions for the interview should include, but are not limited to, the following:
? Could you speak a bit about your background and the role you have today?
? How would you describe a leader?
? What are important qualities or characteristics of leaders?
? What is your personal philosophy of leadership?
? What learning experiences have had the most influence on your own personal development as a leader?
? How do you see leadership evolving in nursing today?
? What are the most challenging issues in your current position?
? As a leader (or manager) in your career, have you had a mentor? If so, how did this influence your leadership style?
? What advice would you give someone who is aspiring to a leadership position?
? Provides an opening statement that defines how the leader achieved a position of leadership in your nursing community.
? Identifies how the leader describes a leader.
? Identifies important qualities or characteristics of a leader.
? Identifies the leader?s personal philosophy of leadership.
? Identifies the leader?s learning experiences that have had the most influence on the leader?s personal development as a leader.
? Identifies how the leader sees leadership as evolving in the nursing profession today.
? Identifies what the leader sees as the most challenging issues in his/her current position.
? Identifies whether the leader has had a mentor and if so how did this impact his/her leadership style.
? Identifies advice that the leader would give to an aspiring leader.
? The paper is 1,250 to 1,500 words in length.
? The content is organized, develops a central theme or idea, is comprehensive, and flows logically.
? Paragraph transitions are present, logical, and maintain the flow throughout the paper.
? Sentences are clear, well constructed, strong, and varied.
? Major points are clear and specific examples are used
? Spelling, grammar, usage, and punctuation are accurate.
? The paper is laid out with effective use of headings, font styles, and white space.
? Citations and references of original works within the body of the paper follow APA guidelines.