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Nov. 11, 2016 Europe

Self-perception of leadership styles and behaviour in primary health care

The concept of leadership has been studied in various disciplines and from different theoretical approaches. 

In the primary health care (PHC) setting, managers´leadership style is defined as a set of acttitudes, behaviours, beliefs and values. The objetives of this study were to describe and learn about the self-perception of behaviours and leadership style among PHC managers; to determine the influence of the leadership style on job satisfaction, efficiency and willingness to work in a team; and to determine the relationship between transformational and transactional styles according age, gender, profession and the type of organization. 

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BMC Health Services Research