13. Leadership—Know Yourself: Influence Others

  1. Trisha Dunning AM RN, MEd, PhD, CDE, FRCNA Professor
  1. Dunning AM Trisha

Published Online: 31 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118702666.ch13

Diabetes Education

Diabetes Education

How to Cite

Trisha, D. A. (2012) Leadership—Know Yourself: Influence Others, in Diabetes Education (ed T. Dunning AM), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.,, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118702666.ch13

Author Information

  1. Deakin University and Barwon Health, Geelong, Victoria, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 13 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470656051

Online ISBN: 9781118702666



  • Alimo-Metcalfe's model;
  • Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA);
  • Continuing professional development (CPD);
  • Diabetes education leadership;
  • Great Man theory;
  • Health professionals (HPs);
  • International diabetes educator leaders survey;
  • International Diabetes Federation (IDF);
  • Transformational leadership theories


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Leadership: A Brief Historical Perspective

  • What is Leadership and What/Who is a Leader?

  • Leader Functions

  • Leadership Philosophies, Theories and Models

  • Leadership Styles

  • Leadership Competencies and Attributes

  • Leadership Education and Care of People with Diabetes

  • Leadership in Diabetes Clinical Care

  • Leadership in Diabetes Education

  • Leadership in Diabetes Research

  • What Do Diabetes Educators Think About Leadership?

  • How Can We Grow Diabetes Education Leaders?

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgements

  • References