Women and Leadership in Health Care: The Journey to Authenticity and Power / Edition 1

Women and Leadership in Health Care: The Journey to Authenticity and Power / Edition 1

by Catherine Robinson-Walker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787909335

ISBN-13: 9780787909338

Pub. Date: 03/04/1999

Publisher: Wiley

"Catherine Robinson-Walker uncovers important insights that help both men and women develop key strategies that will strengthen the leadership in their organizations. Her research reflects the value of the 'co-creation model' for the future of health care."-Kathryn Johnson, President/CEO, The Health Forum

Written for health care executives and managers, of both

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"Catherine Robinson-Walker uncovers important insights that help both men and women develop key strategies that will strengthen the leadership in their organizations. Her research reflects the value of the 'co-creation model' for the future of health care."-Kathryn Johnson, President/CEO, The Health Forum

Written for health care executives and managers, of both sexes, Women and Leadership in Health Care explores the vital issues that surround the gAnder disparity in health care leadership. This book answers the vital questions concerning how gAnder affects health care leadership. It reveals how to create a diverse, creative, and resourceful leadership pool. And gives women the tools they need to break the glass ceiling.Filled with useful suggestions and practical advice, the book
* Offers guidance for overcoming gAnder barriers in health care leadership
* Reveals how senior level executives and managers can learn the skills they need to become successful mentors to future health care leaders
* Shatters common myths such as "Time alone will solve the problem of too few women in the health care executive ranks"
* Spells out how executives and managers can renew and hone their leadership abilities
* Focuses on the lessons men learn from women and the lessons women learn from men
* Outlines effective strategies from recognized experts in the fields of negotiation, communication, and executive recruitment

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787909338
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/04/1999
Pages:
227
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acknowledgements xv

The Author xvii

Part I: coming to Terms with Gender

1 The Paradox of Gender 3

2 Gender, Values, and Leadership 19

3 Experiencing Gender on the Job 41

4 Coming to Terms with Gender’s Impact 55

Part II: Antidotes for Effectiveness

5 Antidote 1: Defusing Gender’s Role in Conflict, Negotiations, and Power 79

6 Antidote 2: Using Communication as a Bridge 99

7 Antidote 3: Career Renewal Strategies 119

8 Antidote 4: Nurturing Ourselves, Mentoring Others 137

Part III: Embracing Authenticity and Power

9 Gender’s Role in Transformation and Authenticity 163

10 From Paradox to Power 181

Appendix A: Contributors 195

Appendix B: Demographics 209

Appendix C: Data 211

References 215

Index 221

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