Positive aspects of authentic leadership in nursing work: integrative review
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Objective: To identify and analyze the existing scientific production on the positive aspects of authentic leadership in the nurse's work process. Method: This is an integrative literature review. The databases used were Scientific Electronic Library Online; Latin American and Caribbean Literature on Health Sciences; and National Library of Medicine - National Institutes of Health. Results: In this study, 17 articles were selected for analysis; 1 study (6%) was published in a national journal, and 16 (94%) were international studies. Of the 17 (100%) articles studied, 11 (65%) were developed in Canada. The hospital environment was present in the 17 (100%) articles. Final considerations: Authentic leadership has several positive aspects that significantly influence the nurse's work process, such as engagement and job satisfaction, retention of new nurses, organizational commitment, among others.