Nightingale II: nursing leaders re-membering community.
ABSTRACT As the health care field moves into the 21st century, the discipline is moving into new forms of service and leadership. This article presents a view of nursing leadership from the vantage point of community. Values, beliefs, and the changing roles of nursing leadership in creation of new order are examined along with skills and capacities necessary to accomplish the task at hand.
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ABSTRACT: To reexamine our beliefs about our gender identity in order to identify new possibilities for leading in nursing. Leadership is complex. This article is the result of a lengthy iterative process of exploring the empowerment, image, leadership, feminist, and oppression literature. All of this was distilled in the context of the author's experience as a nurse and nurse leader. Moving beyond dualism creates new possibilities for leading nurses out of oppression.Nursing Forum 01/2006; 41(2):50-9.