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12 Aug 2003
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This book addresses the topic of leadership in healthcare. There is a great deal of rhetoric around leadership but the reality is that there is no 'best way' of leading, this book explores the rhetoric with papers that contribute insights into; taking healthcare forward in the 21st Century; the nature of leadership in healthcare; and organisational forms that are leading the field. The book promotes Organisational Behaviour in Healthcare as a serious academic field that can provide insights of use to managers, professionals and policy makers in the healthcare area.


Description

This book addresses the topic of leadership in healthcare. There is a great deal of rhetoric around leadership but the reality is that there is no 'best way' of leading, this book explores the rhetoric with papers that contribute insights into; taking healthcare forward in the 21st Century; the nature of leadership in healthcare; and organisational forms that are leading the field. The book promotes Organisational Behaviour in Healthcare as a serious academic field that can provide insights of use to managers, professionals and policy makers in the healthcare area.


Contents

Introduction; S.Dopson & A.Mark
Foreword; K.Grint
THE NATURE OF LEADERSHIP
Medical Leadership In English Primary Care Networks; R.Sheaff, A.Rogers, S.Pickard, M.Marshall, S.Campbell, S.Roland, B.Sibbald & S.Halliwell
Cognitive Sculpting; S.Smith, C.Ashburner, P.Smith, G.Cunningham, B.Gray, S.Lister & S.Nash
Identifying Leadership On the Front Lines; R.Wells, J.Alexander, R.Lichtenstein & F.Lee
Pursuing Clinical Governance Through Effective Leadership; P.Spurgeon & L.Latham
Clinical Leadership In the Intensive Care Unit; S.Carmel
LEADING HEALTH CARE ORGANISATIONS
Knowledge Management and Communities of Practice in the Private Sector; P.Bate & G.Robert
Coordination of Services; S.Topping, T.Norton & B.Scafidi
Leadership In the Context of Health Reform; P.Degeling, R.Iedema, M.Winters, S.Maxwell, B.Coyle, J.Kennedy & D.Hunter
The Dynamics of Decision Making; A.Harrison & C.Mitton
TAKING HEALTH CARE FORWARD IN THE 21ST CENTURY
Role Innovation In the NHS; S.Redfern, D.Guest, J.Wilson-Barnett, R.Pessei, P.Rosenthal, P.Dewe & A.Evans
Leading Clinical Practice Change; D.Chambers & S.Dopson
Alternative Paths For Ontario Hospitals; G.Murray
All Pain and No Gain? A Study of Mergers of NHS Trusts in London; N.Fulop, G.Protopsaltis, A.King, P.Allen, A.Hutchings, C.Normand & R.Walters
Institutional Pressures vs. Chain Effects On Radical Learning and Adaptation; A.Evans
Summing Up; S.Dopson & A.Mark


Authors

SUE DOPSON is a Senior Tutor at Templeton College, Oxford. She is also a member of the Oxford Healthcare Management Institute and is involved in the development of courses for the NHS.

ANNABELLE L. MARK is a Professor of Healthcare Organisation at Middlesex University Business School. Her current research covers the development of the NHS Direct.