Impact of Transformational Leadership Training Program on Nurse's Unit Manager Behavior Change

Rasha Mohammed Nagib Ali, Magda Amen Elmolla, Sanaa Mohammed Aref


First-line managers can influence the success of health care organizations because of their management role, especially at the unit level. Adopting transformational leadership behavior helps in the success of the organization (Laoha vichien, 2009). Training program for first-line managers has become a task that organizations today should pay attention to (Luu, Nguyen,2012).Aim of the study: was to evaluate impact of transformational leadership training program on nurse’s unit manager behavior change at El-Minia University Hospital. A sample was consisted of (35) heads of the unit. Data were collected by using three tools (1) The Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire MLQ) Leader Form is a self-administered questionnaire (2) The Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire MLQ) Leader observational Form (3) Knowledge Questionnaire Sheet (Pre and post- test). Results: levels of nursing managers' total knowledge were significant improved post than pre –program, there is statistically significant improvement of nurse managers perception and skills regarding multi-factional questioners dimension items post1 and post2 program than preprogram. Conclusion: After the training program implemented, their knowledge, perceptions and skills significantly improved toward transformational leadership style. Recommendation:  continuous designing of training programs for head nurses to improve transformational leadership style and empower the culture of transformational organizational and Coaching in transformational leadership might help to equip leaders with behaviors skill lacking in their repertoire.

Keywords: First-line managers, transformational leadership, training program.

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