Leading Adaptive Teams in Healthcare Organizations

Leading Adaptive Teams in Healthcare Organizations


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The objective of Leading Adaptive Teams in Healthcare Organizations is to provide specific frameworks, models, and skills that can guide healthcare leaders as they engage their teams in navigating an increasingly complex and uncertain environment. The emphasis here is squarely on teams and the leader's role in leveraging collaborative group process to drive better patient outcomes. Because of the high level of complexity today's healthcare organizations operate in, new frameworks and models are needed; this book is an attempt to contribute to this ongoing dialogue and body of knowledge.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781631571725
Publisher: Business Expert Press
Publication date: 11/21/2017
Pages: 98
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Kurt C. O'Brien is a senior lecturer with the University of Washington's Department of Health Services Master in Healthcare Administration (MHA) program where he teaches classes on group dynamics, organizational behavior, and leading teams. He also has an independent consultant practice where he specializes in the areas of leadership development and coaching, interpersonal skills development, team development, strategic planning, and conflict resolution, and designs and conducts workshops on topics such as Leading Change, Adaptive Leadership, Dialogue, and Emotional Intelligence. Kurt previously worked at University of Washington (UW) Medicine, where he worked with leaders and teams at all levels of the health system.

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