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The Indispensable Health Care Manager: Success Strategies for a Changing Environment (Jossey-Bass Health Series)

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Publisher Comments:

In our competitive health care environment, managers need a variety of skills to excel in the diverse roles they are expected to perform. The Indispensable Health Care Manager offers managers the vital information and tools they need to succeed in today's tumultuous workplace environment. Based on Wendy Leebov and Gail Scott's extensive experience working with health care managers in a wide variety of settings, the book is filled with real-life situations and illustrative examples. The Indispensable Health Care Manager contains ten mindset or role shifts that are key to management survival, self-assessment devices for helping a manager determine how he or she may benefit from a particular shift, and tools for making the shift. This essential resource includes more than a hundred tools managers can use to make the transition to indispensability.

Book News Annotation:

Two health care management consultants offer managers in the field a guide to thriving in the current, highly competitive health care management environment. Guidance provided includes ten mindset or role shifts that are key to management survival, self-assessment devices for helping a manager determine how he or she may benefit from a particular shift, and tools for making the shift.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

Wendy Leebov is vice president, human resources, for Albert Einstein Healthcare Network in Philadelphia and founder and former president of The Einstein Consulting Group.

Gail Scott, educator and consultant, is president of Gail Scott & Associates, an international training and organizational development practice.

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

The Authors.

1 Beyond the Willing-and-Able Manager.

2 From Provider Orientation to Customer Obsession.

3 From Silo Thinking to Organizational Perspective.

4 From Directing to Coaching.

5 From Status Quo to Courage, Risk, and Change.

6 From Busyness to Results.

7 From Telling to Facilitating Dialogue.

8 From Protecting Turf to Building Relationships.

9 From Function Manager to Business Leader.

10 From Employee-as-Expendable to Employee-as-Precious.

11 From Pressure and Overwork to Balance and Perspective.

12 Becoming the Indispensable, Gratified Manager.

References.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780787961015
Author:
Leebov, Wendy
Author:
Scott, Gail
Publisher:
Jossey-Bass
Location:
San Francisco, CA
Subject:
General
Subject:
Health Care Delivery
Subject:
Management
Subject:
Administration
Subject:
Nursing - Fundamentals & Skills
Subject:
Health services administration
Subject:
Administrative personnel.
Subject:
Organizational Innovation.
Subject:
Management - General
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Practice Management
Subject:
Public Health Services & Policy
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Jossey-Bass Health Series
Series Volume:
046
Publication Date:
January 2002
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.64x7.34x.97 in. 1.41 lbs.

Related Subjects


Business » Human Resource Management
Business » Management
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Medical Specialties
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Nursing
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Practice Management
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Professional Medical Reference
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