Shortell And Kaluzny's Healthcare Management: Organization Design And Behavior by Lawton BurnsShortell And Kaluzny's Healthcare Management: Organization Design And Behavior by Lawton Burns

Shortell And Kaluzny's Healthcare Management: Organization Design And Behavior

byLawton Burns, Elizabeth Bradley, Bryan Weiner

Hardcover | January 21, 2011

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Completely updated to address the challenges faced by modern health care organizations, the sixth edition of SHORTELL AND KALUZNY'S HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT: ORGANIZATION DESIGN AND BEHAVIOR offers a more global perspective on how the United States and other countries address issues of health and health care. Written by internationally recognized and respected experts in the field, the new edition continues to bring a systemic understanding of organizational principles, practices, and insight to the management of health services organizations. Based on state-of-the-art organizational theory and research, the text emphasizes application and challenges you to provide a solution or a philosophical position. Coverage includes topics ranging from pay for performance and information technology to ethics and medical tourism and expands upon a major theme of the fifth edition: health care leaders must effectively design and manage health care organizations while simultaneously influencing and adapting to changes in environmental context.
Lawton Robert Burns, Ph.D., M.B.A., Chairs the Health Care Management Department at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition, he is Professor of Health Care Management, Professor of Management and was named James Joo-Jin Kim Professor in 1999. He is Director of the Wharton Center for Health Management & Economi...
Title:Shortell And Kaluzny's Healthcare Management: Organization Design And BehaviorFormat:HardcoverDimensions:608 pages, 9.2 × 8 × 1 inPublished:January 21, 2011Publisher:Delmar Publishers IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1435488180

ISBN - 13:9781435488182


Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION.1. The Management Challenge of Delivering Value in Health Care: Global and U.S. Perspectives.2. Leadership and Management: A Framework for Action.PART II: MICRO PERSPECTIVES.3. Organization Design and Coordination.4. Motivating People.5. Teams and Team Effectiveness in Health Services Organizations.6. Communication. 7. Power, Politics, and Conflict Management.8. Complexity, Learning, and Innovation.9. Improving Quality in Health Care Organizations.PART III: MACRO PERSPECTIVES.10. Strategic Thinking and Achieving Competitive Advantage.11. Managing Strategic Alliances.12. Health Policy and Regulation.13. Health Information Systems and Strategy.14. Consumerism and Ethics.15. Globalization and Health: The World is Flattening.