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Organizational Behaviour in Health Care

The Reform of Health Care

Shaping, Adapting and Resisting Policy Developments

Editors: Dickinson, H., Mannion, R. (Eds.)

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This book examines how healthcare organisations shape, adapt and resist developments in healthcare policy and practice. This is an international text bringing together contributions from around the globe and covers a wide range of different discussions in relation to the policy/practice gap.

About the authors

HELEN DICKINSON Senior Lecturer at the Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, UK, and a senior researcher for the Third Sector Research Centre, UK. She has research interests in collaborative working, leadership and priority setting, and decision making and has authored, co-authored or editedeight books and overthirty peer reviewed journal articles in these areas.
RUSSELL MANNION Professor of Health Systems at the Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, UK. He also holds visiting professorships at the universities of Oslo, Norway, and New South Wales, Australia.

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Dickinson, Helen (et al.)

    Pages 1-4

  • The Lost Health Service Tribe:In Search of Middle Managers

    Hyde, Paula (et al.)

    Pages 7-20

  • Managing the Psychological Contract in Health and Social Care: The Role of Policy

    Wainwright, Delia (et al.)

    Pages 21-36

  • Autonomy in Health Care Practice: A Paradise Lost?

    Hupe, Peter L.

    Pages 37-50

  • Affording Discretion in How Policy Objectives are Achieved: Lessons from Clinician Involvement in Managerial Decision-Making

    McDermot, Aoife (et al.)

    Pages 51-62

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Reform of Health Care
Book Subtitle
Shaping, Adapting and Resisting Policy Developments
Editors
  • H. Dickinson
  • R. Mannion
Series Title
Organizational Behaviour in Health Care
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-35502-6
DOI
10.1057/9780230355026
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-29793-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-33436-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 241
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