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Managing Change in Healthcare [electronic resource] : Using Action Research.

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781412922593Publication details: London : Sage Publications Ltd., 2009.ISBN:
  • 9781446202173
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: No title; Print version:: Managing Change in Healthcare : Using Action ResearchDDC classification:
  • 362.1068
LOC classification:
  • RA971 .P2745 2009
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; 1 Introduction: Setting the Scene; 2 Action Research as a Strategy for Implementing Change; 3 The Social Context of Change; 4 Management in Healthcare: Theory and Practice; 5 Leadership in Healthcare; 6 Approaches to Change; 7 Organizational and Professional Cultures in Healthcare; 8 Organizational Learning and Analysis; 9 Reactions to Change 1: Resistance; 10 Reactions to Change 2: Conflict; 11 Strategies for Implementing Change; 12 Conclusions; References; Index;
Summary: `Each chapter flows well and holds the reader's interest. The book is suitable for learners and experienced practitioners'. Keith Hurst, Leeds University. The management of change in the context of new policy directives and agendas is a critical issue for healthcare practitioners. All professionals - not just managers - need to develop and implement new services designed to bring patients into the centre of healthcare delivery. This book looks at the leadership, management and interpersonal skills needed to manage such change effectively within multiprofessional healthcare settings. The book:
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; 1 Introduction: Setting the Scene; 2 Action Research as a Strategy for Implementing Change; 3 The Social Context of Change; 4 Management in Healthcare: Theory and Practice; 5 Leadership in Healthcare; 6 Approaches to Change; 7 Organizational and Professional Cultures in Healthcare; 8 Organizational Learning and Analysis; 9 Reactions to Change 1: Resistance; 10 Reactions to Change 2: Conflict; 11 Strategies for Implementing Change; 12 Conclusions; References; Index;

`Each chapter flows well and holds the reader's interest. The book is suitable for learners and experienced practitioners'. Keith Hurst, Leeds University. The management of change in the context of new policy directives and agendas is a critical issue for healthcare practitioners. All professionals - not just managers - need to develop and implement new services designed to bring patients into the centre of healthcare delivery. This book looks at the leadership, management and interpersonal skills needed to manage such change effectively within multiprofessional healthcare settings. The book: