Description of an effective manager in nursing: A systematic review

Meylona V. Zendrato, Rr Tutik Sri Hariyati, Tuti Afriani

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Objective: The study was to describe and previous analysis study with an effective manager in nursing. Method: This manuscript uses systematic review design. The database is obtained from online database EBSCO, Science-Direct, JSTOR, BMC, ProQuest, Sage-Journal, and Springer=Link from 2012 to 2017. The selections are based on inclusion criteria that have been foreordained. Results: A total of 11,917 studies was found from six databases. From, the number of these direct search, systematic review identifies conformity based on the title, so that it obtained 23 studies with a title that suitable for the selected discussion. The number of resources that had been studied was as many as 9 kinds of literature by classifying 4 factors that exemplify effective managers in nursing in terms of communication skills, leadership, work duration as well as experience and education. Conclusion: The nursing manager can be portrayed as effective if they possess adequate. Effective communication skills with all level of organizations, positive leadership, ethics awareness. An effective manager must be supported by continuous skills through professional working experience and education. These factors need to be developed as an effective of management. The implications for nursing management must create effective managers who produce quality nursing services to patients.

Original languageEnglish
JournalEnfermeria Clinica
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019


  • Description
  • Effective manager
  • Manager
  • Nurse executive

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