Read the passage and answer the following questions with at least one reference. Be sure to use APA format with proper in-text citations.
Lucille Brown is a nurse manager on a 26-bed critical care unit for a major teaching hospital in New York. She is relationship- and people-oriented type manager. Nurse Brown encourages and facilitates group discussion and group decision making. Teamwork is the focus for all projects on her unit, and she provides needed resources to the team. Nurse Brown makes sure that everyone has a role and input into decision making.
- What style of leadership does Nurse Brown seem to exhibit most of the time?
- In what situations may this leadership style be inefficient?
- What type of leadership style do you prefer your supervisor to use? Why do you find that style most appealing?