Leadership in Health Services Management
Juta Academic, 2003 - Medical - 358 pages
Leadership development among healthcare professionals is the focus of this managerial handbook. This groundbreaking manual for medical students and practitioners provides the information necessary to assess skills and identify situations within the healthcare field where leadership is most valued. Vision, strategic thinking, confidence, negotiation, and knowledge are emphasized to help healthcare professionals build leaderships skills. Through relevant cases studies and examples, as well as self-assessment questions, outcome- and problem-based situations, and chapter summaries, this valuable resource shows all healthcare practitioners how to plan, implement, and succeed as a leader.
Theoretical Background and Assessment of Effective Leadership
approaches to development and cultural
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