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SOUZA E SOUZA, Luis Paulo et al. Leadership in Nursing vision Leaders. Enferm. glob. [online]. 2013, vol.12, n.30, pp.268-280. ISSN 1695-6141.

The study sought to understand the vision of nurses-leaders about leadership. Qualitative study of descriptive nature, carried out with 12 nurses who hold leadership positions in institutions located in Montes Claros, Minas Gerais, Brazil. The data were collected through unstructured interview and submitted for content analysis. The results showed that respondents have a clear view of the topic and its importance to the profession. Understand the leadership as a process of influence people or behaviors, aiming at targets, in addition to considering it skill that can be learned. Realize close relationship between leadership and nursing and recognize how difficult it is to exercise it in the team, which makes specific depending on the area of operation.

Keywords : Leadership; Management; Knowledge; Nursing.

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