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Becoming an effective health care manager : the essential skills of leadership /
by Len Sperry.
imprint
Baltimore, Md. : Health Professions Press, c2003.
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xiii, 289 p. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
1878812866
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imprint
Baltimore, Md. : Health Professions Press, c2003.
isbn
1878812866
catalogue key
5644331
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-281) and index.
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Doody's Reviews, July 2004
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Each chapter is like a mini-workshop in each skill set, featuring learner-friendly objectives, self-assessment tools, case studies, real-world individual and small-group exercises, and review questions. As a health care supervisor, you can improve your own leadership skills or mold exceptional leader-managers among your staff using this highly practical guide in workshops and continuing education seminars. Undergraduate and graduate students in health and nursing administration can learn essential skills that have been glaringly absent from curricula. Get Becoming an Effective Health Care Manager and help yourself or your students along the journey of becoming and then being an effective leader.
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Nothing is more predictive of the viability and success of a health care organization than its leadership. Learn the skills this market demands and get the tools to master them with Becoming an Effective Health Care Manager. Building on sound business and health services management theories, and viewed through the lens of emotional intelligence and the authors years of direct experience, this book actively teaches both students and practitioners the relational, operational, and analytical skills that are necessary-and surprisingly rare-in todays health care management arena. Dramatically increase productivity and employee commitment and place yourself ahead of the pack by honing these financial and organizational management skill sets: motivation counseling and interviewing time and stress management strategic planning communication budgeting teamwork personnel management delegation resource management conflict management staff coaching Each chapter is like a mini-workshop in each skill set, featuring learner-friendly objectives, self-assessment tools, case studies, real-world individual and small-group exercises, and review questions. As a health care supervisor, you can improve your own leadership skills or mold exceptional leader-managers among your staff using this highly practical guide in workshops and continuing education seminars. Undergraduate and graduate students in health and nursing administration can learn essential skills that have been glaringly absent from curricula. Get Becoming an Effective Health Care Manager and help yourself or your students along the journey of becoming and then being an effective leader.
Table of Contents
About the Author
Preface
Acknowledgments
Becoming an Effective Leader in Health Care Managementp. 1
Mastering the 12 Essential Skillsp. 19
Galvanizing Commitment and Motivationp. 21
Maximizing Team Performancep. 41
Delegating to Maximize Performancep. 59
Communicating Effectively and Strategicallyp. 75
Negotiating and Managing Conflict and Difficult Employeesp. 99
Coaching for Maximum Performance and Developmentp. 119
Counseling and Interviewing for Maximum Performance and Developmentp. 137
Thinking and Deciding Strategicallyp. 163
Mastering the Budgeting Processp. 179
Mastering and Monitoring Financial and Human Resourcesp. 195
Evaluating Organizational and Personal Resources and "Fit"p. 225
Managing Stress and Time Effectivelyp. 243
Being an Effective Leader in Health Care Managementp. 263
Referencesp. 279
Indexp. 283
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