Team Performance in Health Care: Assessment and Development / Edition 1

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This volume presents the work of clinical health care teams and natural work groups, quality improvement teams, committees, and task forces made up of employees in health care settings. It discusses proven multidimensional instruments that measure team performance along with future needs for measuring team performance. It will be a resource for medical instructors and students, public health workers, and health administrators interested in team management.

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A collaborative effort of the 12 Directors of the Veterans Affairs' Interprofessional Team Training and Development Program, the reference presents a conceptual model of team performance, explains multi- dimensional instruments to measure team performance, and identifies best measures and issues relating to measuring team performance in the future. It considers clinical health care teams, natural work groups, quality improvement teams, committees, and task forces made up of employees in health care settings. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306467073
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 9/6/2007
  • Series: Issues in the Practice of Psychology Series
  • Edition description: 2002
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 404
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables. Editors. List of Contributors. Foreword. Preface.
Part I: Conceptualizing Model and Measurement. 1. Teams in Health Care Settings; G.D. Heinemann. 2. Measuring Team Performance in Health Care Settings; A.M. Zeiss. 3. A Model of Team Performance; G.D. Heinemann, A.M. Zeiss. 4. Organizational and Team Structure; S.A. Brallier, R.A. Tsukuda. 5. Organizational and Team Context; S.K. Harmon, S.A. Brallier, G.F. Brown. 6. Team Process; L.O. Nichols, A.M. Defriese, C.C. Malone. 7. Team Productivity; M.S. Waite, S.B. Hoffman.
Part II: Reviewing and Evaluating Team Performance Instruments. 8. Critiquing and Summarizing Instruments; S. Brallier, S. Lovett, T.F. Miller. 9. Focused Instruments; R.A. Tsukuda. 10. Middle-Range Instruments; S.B. Hoffman. 11. Broad-Spectrum Instruments; M.S. Waite, L.O. Nichols. 12. Full-Spectrum Instruments; G.F. Brown, E.P. Mahairas. 13. Instruments for Health Care Teams; G.F. Brown, M.S. Waite. 14. Assessment and Development: Now and in the Future; S. Lovett, A.M. Zeiss, G.D. Heinemann.
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