Introduction: The participative leadership model appears to be associated with the occurrence of mobbing syndrome, which refers to continuous bad interplay. Aim: The aim of the present study was to highlight the relationship of participative leadership model and the appearance of mobbing syndrome in nursing. Methodology: A systematic review has been carried out in the electronic databases Pubmed, Medline, Scopus, and Iatrotek. Criteria for the selection of research studies - reviews were published in the period 2006-2016, in Greek and English. Results: Of the 80 articles collected, after reading the full article 31 articles were selected for the writing of the systematic review. The results showed that the characteristics of a participative leadership model such as good communication and collaboration among nursing team members help to quickly identify and cope with the mobbing syndrome. Conclusions: The participative leadership model promotes and respects moral values, strengthen dialogue and avoid the abuse of power. It seems to be appropriate for the prevention and avoidance of bullying syndrome. It is necessary to train the leader before their administration position about this syndrome, as seems to occur, which allows the management model.
Keywords: Participative leadership model, working groups, leader’s role, mobbing syndrome, addressing bullying syndrome