Self-Efficacy and the Nurse Leader

Academic Article


  • Self-efficacy refers to a person's belief in their ability to succeed in completing tasks or achieving goals. Cultivating self-efficacy is thus an important concept to incorporate in increasing leadership capacity for the future. The purpose of this article is to discuss the concept of self-efficacy and explore its applicability to building nursing leadership capacity that enhances motivation, behavior, and performance.
  • Published In

  • Nurse Leader  Journal
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    Author List

  • Shirey MR
  • Start Page

  • 339
  • End Page

  • 343
  • Volume

  • 18
  • Issue

  • 4