Chapter 9. Leadership for Evidence-Based Practice

  1. Melanie Jasper and
  2. Mansour Jumaa
  1. Mansour Jumaa,
  2. Ilkka Kunnamo and
  3. Melanie Jasper

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774984.ch9

Effective Healthcare Leadership

Effective Healthcare Leadership

How to Cite

Jasper, M. and Jumaa, M. (2005) Leadership for Evidence-Based Practice, in Effective Healthcare Leadership, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774984.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 28 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405121828

Online ISBN: 9780470774984



  • medicine;
  • healthcare delivery;
  • population;
  • emotional competence;
  • nursing


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Context of the Study - the Finnish Healthcare System

  • The Terms of Reference of the Study and the Research Questions

  • A Focused Literature Review

  • Project Activity Including Methods and Processes

  • Rationale for Collaborative Inquiry

  • A Small Case Study - the Hallmark of the ‘Finnish way’

  • Key Findings of the Inquiry

  • The New Nurse Leader as Stakeholder Manager and Strategic Planner for EBP - a Felt Need for change and Acting on that Change

  • A High Quality R&D Activity - Could this Approach be Applied Elsewhere?

  • Conclusions and Recommendations

  • References

  • Useful Websites