Leadership Paper Assignment

 

Assignment Overview

In this assignment, you will research and locate a current journal article on nursing leadership styles. The article must be from a professional, peer-reviewed nursing journal published within the last 5 years; and then write a summary of your findings.

Assignment Details:

Perform the following tasks:

  • Complete the reading assignment and the interactive lessons before attempting this assignment.
  • Research a current journal article on nursing leadership styles. The article must be from a professional, peer-reviewed nursing journal published within the last 5 years
  • Write a 1-2 page summary of your findings following the criteria below:
    • First paragraph: summarize the major points of the article.
    • Second paragraph: answer whether you support the leadership style, and why or why not.
    • Final paragraph: discuss the article as it relates to nursing practice.
    • Use at least one additional outside source, such as your textbook.
    • The summary should be written in APA style format and all sources must be cited correctly.

RUBRIC:

 

Week 7 Assignment

Week 7 Assignment

CriteriaRatingsPts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeArticle

3 ptsExcellent (3pts)
-Citation from a professional peer-reviewed nursing journal.-Current within last 5 years-Relates to nursing leadership.

2 ptsGood (2pts)
-Citation from nursing journal.-Out of date or-Not related to nursing leadership

1 ptsNeeds Improvement(1pt)
-Citation not from a nursing journal-Article out of date or not related to nursing leadership.

3 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeFirst Paragraph

3 ptsExcellent (3pts)
-Concise summary of key points of article.-Writing is clear and focused.-Details are present.

2 ptsGood (2pts)
-Concise summary of key points.-Writing is not clear or focused.-Some details present.

1 ptsNeeds Improvement(1pt)
-Summary is not concise.-Writing is not clear or focused.-Details are missing.

3 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeSecond Paragraph

3 ptsExcellent (3pts)
-Writing presents support or non-support of leadership style.-Writing explains why support or non-support is given.-Writing is clear and logical.

2 ptsGood (2pts)
-Writing presents support or non-support.-Writing does not express reason for support or non-support.-Writing is somewhat unclear or not logical.

1 ptsNeeds Improvement(1pt)
-Writing does not present support or non-support.-Writing does not express reason for support or non-support.-Writing is unclear and illogical.

3 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeThird Paragraph

3 ptsExcellent (3pts)
-Writing is related to nursing practice and demonstrates analysis and application.

2 ptsGood (2pts)
-Writing is related to nursing practice.-Analysis and application is weak.

1 ptsNeeds Improvement(1pt)
-Writing is not related to nursing practice.-Missing analysis and application.

3 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeSpelling/grammar/APA

3 ptsExcellent (3pts)
-Proper APA format is used for citations.-At least two sources are included.-Spelling and grammar errors are few and insignificant.

2 ptsGood (2pts)
-Proper APA format is used for citations.-Only one source is used.-Occasional errors in spelling and grammar.

1 ptsNeeds Improvement(1pt)
-APA format is not used.-Sources are missing.-Significant errors in spelling and grammar. Written communication is non-coherent.

3 pts

Total Points: 15