Leading Change in Health and Social Care [NOOK Book]

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This is a practical guide for people who are taking on leadership roles at all levels of health and social care. The focus of the book is on leading change and how change can be accomplished. The tools and techniques used to manage change are clearly introduced and explained, but the emphasis is on working effectively with people so that new structures and ways of working are firmly established and remain in place. Throughout the book detailed examples are given of how to manage change in health and social care ...
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Leading Change in Health and Social Care

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Overview

This is a practical guide for people who are taking on leadership roles at all levels of health and social care. The focus of the book is on leading change and how change can be accomplished. The tools and techniques used to manage change are clearly introduced and explained, but the emphasis is on working effectively with people so that new structures and ways of working are firmly established and remain in place. Throughout the book detailed examples are given of how to manage change in health and social care settings.
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Reviewer: Stephen J. Lanspa, MD, FACP (Creighton University Medical Center)
Description: This paperback is a guide for personal change through learning.
Purpose: Although the aim is to develop enthusiasm for change in healthcare, I believe the book is better regarded as a training manual for leadership and communication.
Audience: The author intends the book for students, teachers, trainers, and professionals who work in or use healthcare, and assumes no previous knowledge of the themes. As the book is a British publication and the author works for the National Health Service, her authority on the subject matter presumably derives from her experience in that country. She was a member of the development team establishing the NHS University ("an initiative in which learning is seen as central to improving the patient experience"), and the Open University Business School, which developed distance learning materials for managers in healthcare.
Features: Although not long, the descriptions of leadership and learning theories are still a bit drawn out. For example, the chapter "Leading Learning" contains subheadings of "learned from evidence," "the nature of evidence," "sufficient...," "authentic...," and "valid evidence" could be a quicker read. References are pertinent, current and sufficient to allow an in-depth study of leadership. Self-reflection exercises to enhance awareness and leadership are presented in each chapter and are appropriate for small groups, as well as individuals.
Assessment: Although intended for all levels, most physicians will want some real-world examples of awareness, learning and leadership changing outcomes (as opposed to citing expert opinion). Medical school graduates who have studied behavior, learning theory, and communication may find it a bit superficial. The focus seems to be on thoughts, not behaviors, that lead to change. The best use of the book may be in the pre-med curriculum as a stimulus to discussion of how society addresses sickness and health.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203714157
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 5/22/2003
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 200
  • File size: 506 KB

Table of Contents

1. Learning, Leading and Change in Health and Social Care 2. The Context of Leadership 3. Thinking as a Leader 4. Learning to Change 5. Taking a Leading Role 6. Developing Change Agents 7. Leading Learning 8. Being Aware 9. Finding a Focus 10. Developing Vision 11. Developing Direction 12. Inspiring Action 13. Reviewing, Revising and Reflecting 14. Transforming
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