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Organizational Behaviour in Health Care

Managing Change

From Health Policy to Practice

Editors: Ferlie, E., Boch Waldorff, S., Reff Pedersen, A., Fitzgerald, L., Lewis, P.G. (Eds.)

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Managing Change is about implementing health care reforms, policies and programs into everyday practices. The book explores organizational change in health care as influenced by contemporary policy and management concepts, and presents and applies theoretical perspectives.

About the authors

Susanne Boch Waldorff is Associate Professor in the Department of Organization at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, where she is also the director for Center for Health Management. She has published research on the organizational perspectives of the public sector, including the translation of policy into organizational practices, the complexity of governance approaches, reforms and professions, and collaborative innovation.

Anne Reff Pedersen is Associate Professor in the Department of Organization at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. Her research field is organizational studies with a particular interest on organization theory, ethnography, narratives, time and the public policy field of Health Care. She has published articles in Organization, American Review of Public Administration, Management and Management Learning and she has published several books about organizational change, public mangers and management through the patient.

Louise Fitzgerald is Visiting Professor at Said Business School, University of Oxford and Emeritus Professor at De Montfort University, UK. Her research has focused on the implementation of organizational change in complex and public organizations, innovation diffusion and the nature of professional work and she has published in journals such as Human Relations, Academy of Management Journal, Leadership Quarterly and Social Science and Medicine.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Waldorff, Susanne Boch (et al.)

    Pages 1-6

  • The Ideas and Implementation of Public Health Policies: The Norwegian Case

    Kiland, Charlotte (et al.)

    Pages 9-25

  • The Path from Policy to Practice: Resilience of Everyday Work in Acute Settings

    Clay-Williams, Robyn (et al.)

    Pages 26-38

  • Dealing with the Challenges of Healthcare Reform: American Hospital Systems Strive to Improve Access and Value through Retail Clinics

    Kaissi, Amer

    Pages 39-54

  • Institutional Logics and Micro-processes in Organizations: A Multi-actor Perspective on Sickness Absence Management in Three Dutch Hospitals

    Gestel, Nicolette (et al.)

    Pages 55-70

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eBook $89.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-51816-3
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Hardcover $120.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-51815-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Managing Change
Book Subtitle
From Health Policy to Practice
Editors
  • Ewan Ferlie
  • Susanne Boch Waldorff
  • Anne Reff Pedersen
  • Louise Fitzgerald
  • Paul G. Lewis
Series Title
Organizational Behaviour in Health Care
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-51816-3
DOI
10.1057/9781137518163
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-51815-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 262
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