Principles of Healthcare Leadership, by Healey, Bernard
- ISBN: 9781567938920 | 1567938922
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 6/1/2017
In healthcare, strong leadership is crucial. Today’s volatile and ever-changing environment calls for a new set of leadership skills. As cost reduction, quality improvement, and management of scarce resources become increasingly important, healthcare leaders must know how to build a positive culture, manage change and conflict, establish trust, promote creativity and innovation, and empower every staff member in their organization to succeed.
Principles of Healthcare Leadership provides complete coverage of the topics most vital to the success of a healthcare leader. Beginning with foundational leadership theory, including a discussion of power and influence, the book then explores distinct leadership styles and skills, the importance of organizational culture building, and strategies for leading people in healthcare delivery.
Additional key topics include:Creativity and innovation Entrepreneurship Trust Change and conflict Leadership development and trends Team performance
End-of-chapter summaries and discussion questions allow students to review and apply each chapter’s concepts while they learn. Five comprehensive leadership case studies provide opportunities to integrate and apply skills featured in the book.
The future of healthcare is now, and this book will guide leaders, current and future, as they manage daily change and growth in their redesigned healthcare organization.