An Occupational Perspective On Leadership: Theoretical And Practical Dimensions by Sandra Barker DunbarAn Occupational Perspective On Leadership: Theoretical And Practical Dimensions by Sandra Barker Dunbar

An Occupational Perspective On Leadership: Theoretical And Practical Dimensions

bySandra Barker Dunbar, Kristin WinstonEditorSandra Barker Dunbar

Paperback | April 15, 2015

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An Occupational Perspective on Leadership:Theoretical and Practical Dimensions,Second Editionprovides a more in-depth exploration of leadership theories, as well as the application of occupational therapy theoretical models to leadership. The introduction of a more contemporary leadership theory, Quantum Leadership Theory, is a welcome addition to broaden occupational therapist students and clinician's perspectives in today's ever-changing work environments.

Drs. Sandra Barker Dunbar and Kristin Winston, and their contributors also include new chapters on generational and ethical aspects of leadership to promote understanding in the challenges and opportunities of everyday leadership.

Sections inside theSecond Editioninclude:
  • Theoretical Perspectives, including situational leadership and collective leadership
  • Leadership Person Factors, including applying ethical considerations and the impact of generational characteristics
  • Contextual Influences on Leadership, including contemporary health care systems, the community, and academic settings
  • Leadership Narratives, including 3 narratives of individuals who have taken different paths to leadership in occupational therapy

Each chapter insideAn Occupational Perspective on Leadership, Second Editionis supplemented with case examples, as well as learning and reflection activities, to further meet the needs of entry-level professionals and Master and Doctoral curricula.

In addition to leadership theories,An Occupational Perspective on Leadership, Second Editionprovides an overview of occupational theoretical models for occupational therapists to formulate an integrated approach that is also founded on core concepts of the profession. Theoretical models such as the Person-Environment-Occupation Model will be used to exemplify how leadership can be viewed through an occupation-oriented lens.

Instructors in educational settings can visit for additional materials to be used for teaching in the classroom.

An Occupational Perspective on Leadership: Theoretical and Practical Dimensions, Second Editionis a must-have text for entry-level professionals, as well as Master and Doctoral students who want to take charge of leadership opportunities within occupational therapy. Practicing occupational therapists will also benefit from the exposure to leadership theories and their application in the clinical realm.
Sandra Barker Dunbar, DPA, OTR/L, FAOTA, completed her undergraduate degree at Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, CA, her master of arts in occupational therapy from New York University in New York City, and her doctor of public administration degree from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL. The latter degree exposed ...
Title:An Occupational Perspective On Leadership: Theoretical And Practical DimensionsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.6 inPublished:April 15, 2015Publisher:Slack IncorporatedLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

About the Editors
Contributing Authors
Foreword by Charles H. Christiansen, EdD, OTR, OT(C), FAOTA

Section I Introduction to Theoretical Perspectives
Chapter 1 Leadership Theories
Sandra Barker Dunbar, DPA, OTR/L, FAOTA
Chapter 2 Situational Leadership and Occupational Therapy
Kristin Winston, PhD, OTR/L
Chapter 3 Transformational Leadership Theory and the Model of Human Occupation
Patricia Bowyer, EdD, MS, OTR, FAOTA
Chapter 4 Collective Leadership: A Quantum Shift in Health Care System Behaviors
DeLana Honaker, PhD, OTR, FAOTA
Chapter 5 Servant Leadership and the Person-Environment-Occupation Model
Sandra Barker Dunbar, DPA, OTR/L, FAOTA

Section II Leadership Person Factors
Chapter 6 Exploring the Leader in You
Jan G. Garbarini, MA, OTR/L and Kristin Winston, PhD, OTR/L
Chapter 7 Applying Ethical Considerations to Leadership
Lisa L. Clark, MS, OTR/L, CLT and Susan Noyes Spear, PhD, OTR/L
Chapter 8 The Impact of Generational Characteristics on Leadership in Occupational Therapy
Sonia F. Kay, PhD, OTR/L
Chapter 9 The Kawa Model: An Exploration of Communication and Leadership
Brianna Kent, PhD and Kristin Winston, PhD, OTR/L

Section III Contextual Influences on Leadership
Chapter 10 Leadership in Contemporary Health Care Systems
Tara Griffiths, DrOT, OTR/L and Laura Schmelzer, PhD, MOT, OTR/L
Chapter 11 Leadership in the Community
Tami Lawrence Buck, PhD, OTR/L and Marge E. Moffett Boyd, PhD, MPH, OTR/L
Chapter 12 Leadership in Academic Settings
Yvette Hachtel, JD, MEd, OTR/L and Teresa Plummer, PhD, OTR/L, ATP
Chapter 13 Teams and Occupational Therapy Practitioner Leadership
Lesly Wilson James, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA and Jacqueline Reese Walter, PhD, OTR/L, CHT

Section IV Leadership Narratives
Career and Leadership: A Personal Perspective
Sue Baptiste, MHSc, OT(Reg), OT[C], FCAOT
My Academic Leadership Journey
Elizabeth Francis-Connolly, PhD, OTR, FAOTA
Toward a Different Understanding of Leadership: A Personal Journey
Gustavo Reinoso, PhD, OTR/L and Thomas J. Decker, OTD, OTR/L
Leadership Within Occupational Therapy: Thinking Outside the Box
Nicole R. Quint, DrOT, OTR/L
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