Book: Communication and Professional Relationships in Healthcare Practice
Chapter: 11.1 Introduction 11.2 Leadership 11.3 Power 11.4 Ethical dilemmas 11.5 Summary
This chapter examines some of the ways that contrasting styles of
leadership can be enacted from a discourse perspective. It considers ways in which different types of power are expressed through discourse and analyzes the process of consensus building, an important process in many areas of team-based healthcare practice.