HCS/475 Week 2 Summative Assessment: Leadership Theories Proposal

HCS/475: Leadership And Performance Development

Wk 2 Summative Assessment: Leadership Theories Proposal

Exam Content


In health care settings, there’s potential for bad morale to impact the entire organization. As you transition into a new position as director of radiology at a large hospital, you notice there is bad morale in the department and employees are not friendly with the patients. Using your skill in leadership theories, you begin to analyze the role of a leader in a health care organization.



Review the following articles about accountability in the workplace that will be helpful for this assessment:

o “How to Measure Employee Accountability (a Guide)” from Time Doctor

o “Creating a Culture of Accountability in Healthcare” from PowerDMS

o “Think About Accountability to Improve Healthcare Employee Engagement” from HealthStream


Assessment Deliverable

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word proposal for the hospital’s board of directors in which you answer the following questions:

o What is the role of a leader in a health care organization?

o How does a leader improve morale in a health care organization? (Consider the use of checks and balances.)

o What type of actions can a leader take to maintain a positive working culture and avoid a culture of blame?

o Why is accountability important, and how is it measured in the health care industry?

o How does accountability apply to ethical considerations in leadership and management?


Cite a minimum of 4 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references.


Format your citations and references according to APA guidelines.


Submit your assessment.


Assessment Support

o Review the rubric for guidance on deliverable expectations. 

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o Center for Writing Excellence

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o Grammar Assistance


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