Management Principles for Health Professionals

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2008 - Medical - 552 pages
Management Principles for Health Care Professionals is a practical guide for new or future praticing healthcare managers. The customary activities of the manager planning, organizing, decision making, staffing, motivating, and budgeting are succinctly defined, explained, and presented with detailed examples drawn from a variety of health care settings. Students will learn proven management concepts, techniques, models, and tools for managing individuals or teams with skill and ease. The Fifth Edition is loaded with practical, up-to-date examples from real-world healthcare settings. It addresses the hottest topics in health care such as patient safety initiatives, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), revenue recovery efforts, and diversity training. All chapters have been thoroughly revised to reflect the current conditions in the healthcare environment.
 

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Contents

Organizational Adaptation and Survival
1
2 The Challenge of Change
31
3 Todays Concept of Organizational Management
51
4 Planning
89
Appendix 4A
126
Appendix 4B
136
5 Decision Making
147
6 Organizing
171
9 Committees and Teams
311
10 Adaptation Motivation and Conflict Management
345
Appendix 10A
370
The Backbone of Motivation and Retention
385
Appendix 11A
409
12 Authority Leadership and Supervision
415
A Line Managers Perspective
453
The Glue that Binds Us Together
481

Appendix 6A
227
Appendix 6B
231
7 Improving Performance and Controlling the Critical Cycle
239
Controlling the Ultimate Resource
275
15 DaytoDay Management for the Health ProfessionalasManager
515
INDEX
541
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Charles R. McConnell started his professional career in industrial and management engineering, followed by 29 years in human resources management in the healthcare industry. During those years he served as a human resources manager for affiliated organizations of a multi-facility healthcare system based in Rochester, New York, and earlier as a senior consultant with the Management and Planning Services division of the Hospital Association of New York State. He currently is an independent human resources and editorial consultant who has published more than 20 books and numerous articles, and serves as editor of a quarterly professional journal. He holds a BS in engineering and an MBA from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and has served as adjunct faculty at several colleges.

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