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Exploring the Role of Climate for Innovation on the Relationship between Leadership Style and Nurses’ Perception of Patient Safety

Abstract Harm to patients remains high in US hospitals despite significant progress to improve the quality of care in our health systems. Leadership, a culture of patient safety, and a climate conducive to innovation in patient care are necessary to advance positive patient safety outcomes. Yet, little is known about how leadership can impact patient safety within a climate of innovation. This study examines the effects of transformational and transactional leadership (singularly and with transactional augmenting transformational leadership) as related to nurses’ perception of patient safety, how communication elements of a culture of patient safety may strengthen that relationship, and how the mediating role of team innovation climate may help expl... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Younger, Samuel (Author) / Larkey, Linda (Advisor) / Porter O'Grady, Timothy (Committee member) / Lamb, Gerri (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Nursing / Organizational behavior / Management / Culture of Patient Safety / Innovation / Leadership / Nursing / Patient Safety / Transformational Leadership
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 235 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Nursing and Healthcare Innovation 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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