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Developing the Quinn model: leadership for guiding transformational journeys: a reflection


Prior, SJ and Fennell, KL and Van Dam, PJ and Hart, E and Quinn, WJ, Developing the Quinn model: leadership for guiding transformational journeys: a reflection, International Journal of Nursing and Health Care Science, 2, (14) Article 169. (2022) [Refereed Article]

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Purpose:Leadership in health and human services is an integral component of high-quality healthcare, employee wellbeing optimal patient and organisational outcomes. In order to achieve these outcomes evidence-based leadership development is required. The aim of this paper is to explore the development of the Quinn Model: Guiding Transformational Journeys, through a deliberate and transparent reflective approach./p>

Design:We describe the identification of the need for a contemporary, evidence-based approach to leadership education and the evolution of a model based ontransformational leadership and how this has contributed to the health and human services sector through tertiary education./p>

Findings:The Quinn Model: Guiding Transformational Journeys advocates for transformation to be at the centre of all leadership development activities and interventions, as it can contribute to a permanent change of state or being leading to a higher level of function. The model relates to individual people, teams of people, units, organisations, or communities and reflects the interconnectedness needed for successful transformational leadership./p>

Originality:We have explored the innovative methods undertaken to link the components of transformational leadership into a meaningful, useable model for present and emerging leaders in a healthcare and human services setting./p>

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:leaders, innovation, professional practice, reflection, transformation, transformational leadership
Research Division:Health Sciences
Research Group:Health services and systems
Research Field:Health care administration
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Teaching and curriculum
Objective Field:Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
UTAS Author:Prior, SJ (Dr Sarah Prior)
UTAS Author:Fennell, KL (Dr Kate Fennell)
UTAS Author:Van Dam, PJ (Dr Pieter Van Dam)
UTAS Author:Hart, E (Dr Elaine Hart)
UTAS Author:Quinn, WJ (Mrs Wendy Quinn)
ID Code:154700
Year Published:2022
Deposited By:Medicine
Deposited On:2022-12-22
Last Modified:2023-01-04

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