Health Care Management: Organization, Design, and Behavior, Volume 434

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Written by nationally known experts in the field, this text brings a systematic understanding of organizational principles, practices, and insight to the management of health services organizations. While based on state-of-the-art organizational theory and research, the emphasis is on application through Features such as "In the Real World" and "Debate Times" which present actual situations and challenge the reader to provide a solution or a philosophical position. The clinical enterprise model is introduced in this new edition, and is fully developed in chapter 2.

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Shortell is Blue Cross of California Distinguished Professor of Health Policy and Management at University of California, Berkeley.

Kaluzny is a Professor of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, a Senior Research Fellow at the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Heatlh Services Research, and a member of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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