By Soo Downe

Midwifery management : conception, perform and strength / Sheena Byrom and Lesley Kay -- Transformational management and midwifery : a nested narrative evaluate / Sheena Byrom, Anna Byrom, and Soo Downe -- What do leaders do to persuade maternity providers? : midwifery management as utilized to case experiences / Sheena Byrom ... [et al.] -- management for powerful switch in mom and baby health and wellbeing : classes discovered from a programme of labor on breastfeeding / Mary Renfrew -- The proposal of workmanship / Soo Downe & Louise Simpson -- services in intrapartum midwifery perform / Louise Simpson & Soo Downe -- bettering services and abilities via schooling / Denis Walsh -- what's a talented delivery attendant? : insights from South the US / Anne Davenport -- Collaboration : theories, versions, and maternity care / Soo Downe and Kenny Finlayson -- Case stories of collaboration within the united kingdom and China / Ngai Fen Cheung and Anita Fleming -- utilizing collaborative theories to lessen caesarean part charges and increase maternal and baby health / Alison Brodrick ... [et al.] -- Bringing all of it jointly / Soo Downe, Louise Simpson, Sheena Byrom

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Establishing and maintaining both organisational and personal trust with others represents the 36 Essential Midwifery Practice: Leadership, Expertise and Collaborative Working fundamental strategy of the transformational leader (Barker & Young 1994; Barker 1994). Transformational leaders actively develop relationships with their co-workers, who become more active, motivated and inspired to the extent that the meaning of their work is transformed (Burns 1978). The process is immune to cultural differences and is universally applicable (Bass 1997).

Cambridge, Cambridge University. King’s Fund (2008) Safe Births: Everybody’s Business. An Independent Inquiry into the Safety of Maternity Services in England. London, King’s Fund. Kouzes JM Posner BZ (2007) The Leadership Challenge, 4th edn. San Francisco, Jossey Bass. 22 Essential Midwifery Practice: Leadership, Expertise and Collaborative Working Lewin K, Lippit R, White RK (1990) Theories and styles of leadership. In Bernhard LA, Walsh M (1990) Leadership: The Key to the Professionalization of Nursing, 2nd edn.

Those promoting concepts such as humanistic birth (Davis-Floyd 1991) propose holistic approaches that parallel some of the developments in leadership theory. Background to concepts of leadership There are multiple approaches to understanding leadership (Burns 1978; Bennis & Nanus 1985; Bass & 1992; Handy 1993; Kouzes & Posner 1995; Heifetz & Laurie 1997; Mullins 1999; Clegg 2000). The topic has been the subject of comment from distinguished writers from both nursing and midwifery backgrounds (Rafferty 1993; Barker 1994; Page 1995; Kirkham 1996; Hurst 1997; Kirkham & Perkins 1997; Pashley 1998; Fisher & Davidhizar 1998; Kirkham 1999; Ralston 2005).

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