Utilizing Transactional Leadership in Nursing World: Fostering Accountability, Efficiency, and Innovation

Anny Ashiqali*, Kashif Khan**
*-** Aga Khan University Hospital, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Karachi, Pakistan.
Periodicity:July - September'2023
DOI : https://doi.org/10.26634/jnur.13.2.19960


This paper explores the application of the transactional leadership style within the context of the Nursing profession, emphasizing its potential to cultivate accountability, enhance efficiency, and stimulate innovation. Leadership qualities have long been recognized as a combination of innate traits and acquired skills. While natural leadership tendencies can exist, effective nursing leadership is an evolving process that necessitates training, experience, and a commitment to organizational goals and crisis management. Transactional leadership, characterized by its clear command structure, performance-oriented focus, and reciprocal relationships between leaders and followers, is being examined as a valuable leadership approach for nursing professionals. In transactional leadership, leaders provide rewards, often in the form of incentives, to followers in exchange for meeting predetermined performance standards. This approach aligns with the healthcare industry's demands for precision, adherence to protocols, and patient-centric care.


Transactional Leadership, Leadership, Change Management.

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Ali, A. A., and Khan, K. (2023). Utilizing Transactional Leadership in Nursing World: Fostering Accountability, Efficiency, and Innovation. i-manager’s Journal on Nursing, 13(2), 7-12. https://doi.org/10.26634/jnur.13.2.19960


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