Advances in Health Care Organization Theory
Stephen S. Mick, Mindy E. Wyttenbach
Wiley, Feb 10, 2003 - Medical - 432 pages
Advances in Health Care Organization Theory is a much-needed volume for faculty and students in health care administration. It highlights and explains key trends in health care organizations and organizational development, specifically, in the 1990s. This book will be essential for doctoral-level students studying health care organizational theory and research, as well as for those studying organizational sociology, organizational psychology, political science, and management.
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