Strengthening Ethical Wisdom: Tools for Transforming Your Health Care Organization / Edition 1

Strengthening Ethical Wisdom: Tools for Transforming Your Health Care Organization / Edition 1

by Jack A. Gilbert
     
 

ISBN-10: 1556483481

ISBN-13: 9781556483486

Pub. Date: 07/20/2007

Publisher: American Hospital Association

A practical, research-based guide for strengthening workplace and personal ethics. Step-by-step explanations, case examples, and questionnaires help readers identify and manage the ethical drift to which health care management and staff can succumb under the daily pressure to do more with less. The guide provides diagnostic tools for achieving exceptional levels of

Overview

A practical, research-based guide for strengthening workplace and personal ethics. Step-by-step explanations, case examples, and questionnaires help readers identify and manage the ethical drift to which health care management and staff can succumb under the daily pressure to do more with less. The guide provides diagnostic tools for achieving exceptional levels of organizational and personal integrity. Provides research-based tools that assess where the organization and individuals stand in their relative strengths and weaknesses regarding everyday ethical decision making. It also covers actions needed to make corrections.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556483486
Publisher:
American Hospital Association
Publication date:
07/20/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
239
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents


List of Figures     ix
About the Author     xi
Preface     xiii
Acknowledgments     xv
Setting the Stage
Ethics, Integrity, and "Doing the Right Thing"     3
Ethical Erosion and Ethical Wisdom     13
Ethical Pathways, Disciplines, and Diagnostics     21
The Ethical Pathway of Culture
The Five Disciplines of an Ethical Culture     27
A Diagnostic for the Ethical Pathway of Culture     49
The Ethical Pathway of Leadership and Governance
Leadership, Governance, and Noble Purpose     61
The Four Disciplines of Ethical Leadership     69
A Diagnostic for the Ethical Pathway of Leadership     81
The Four Disciplines of Ethical Governance     91
A Diagnostic for the Ethical Pathway of Governance     105
The Ethical Pathway of Infrastructure
The Three Disciplines of Ethical Infrastructure     117
A Diagnostic for the Ethical Pathway of Infrastructure     163
The Ethical Pathway of Personal Integrity
The Three Disciplines of Personal Integrity     175
A Diagnostic for the Ethical Pathway of Personal Integrity     193
The Approaches to Ethical Decision Making Diagnostic     203
Appendixes
The Ethical Health Vital Signs Diagnostic     215
Answer Key to "The Approaches to Ethical Decision Making Diagnostic" in Chapter 15     231
Index     233

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