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Organizational Behaviour in Health Care

Culture and Climate in Health Care Organizations

Editors: Braithwaite, J., Hyde, P., Pope, C. (Eds.)

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This book showcases international research on health care organizations. It presents diverse and multidisciplinary approaches to studying differing health care settings, in international context. These approaches range from in depth observation to questionnaire based measures, investigating a spectrum of health care professionals.

About the authors

PROFESSOR JEFFREY BRAITHWAITE, BA, DipLR, MIR (Hons I), MBA, PhD, FAIM, FCHSE, is Foundation Director, UNSW Institute of Health Innovation, Director, Centre for Clinical Governance Research, and Professor, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Australia. Professor Braithwaite's has presented and published extensively (more than 200 refereed publications) on his research which inquires into the changing nature of health systems and patient safety, particularly the structure and culture of organizations and professions.
 
DR PAULA HYDE is Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Experiential Learning at Manchester Business School, University of Manchester. Her research interests include workforce modernization, human resource management and psychodynamic approaches to understanding organizational life. She co-edited the previous book in this series (McKee, L., Ferlie, E., Hyde, P. eds. 2008) about organizing and reorganizing health care and has published on workforce development, role redesign, and organizational dynamics in health care.
 
DR CATHERINE POPE is Reader in Health Services Research in the School of Health Sciences, University of Southampton. Her research focuses on organizational change and professional practice in health services, and she has also written extensively about qualitative methods and evidence synthesis for health research.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • Introduction: Why Focus on Culture and Climate?

    Pope, Catherine (et al.)

    Pages 1-3

  • Converging and Diverging Concepts in Culture and Climate Research: Cultate or Climure?

    Braithwaite, Jeffrey (et al.)

    Pages 7-18

  • Changing Management Cultures in the English National Health Service

    Mannion, Russell (et al.)

    Pages 19-30

  • Culture Made Flesh: Discourse, Performativity and Materiality

    Freeman, Tim (et al.)

    Pages 31-41

  • Organizational-Professional Conflict in Medicine

    Fitzgerald, Anneke (et al.)

    Pages 45-59

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Softcover £72.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Culture and Climate in Health Care Organizations
Editors
  • J. Braithwaite
  • P. Hyde
  • C. Pope
Series Title
Organizational Behaviour in Health Care
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-27434-1
DOI
10.1057/9780230274341
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-58465-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-36917-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 218
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