Leadership in tough times
- Change management of mergers: the impact on NHS staff and their psychological contracts. Cortvriend, Penny // Health Services Management Research;Aug2004, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p177
The NHS has experienced a significant amount of organisational change and restructuring, which has included numerous mergers and de-mergers, since the Labour party came to power in the UK in 1997. However, to date there has been little in the way of evaluation of such changes, particularly the...
- DOCTOR'S ORDERS. North, Sarah-Jane // Coaching at Work;Jan/Feb2010, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p30
The article discusses the importance of executive coaching interventions in helping to improve decision-making and performance of senior executives in Great Britain's National Health Service (NHS). It cites that the NHS established an assessment process for its executive coaching pool in 2006...
- Research as a Means of Organisational and Management Development. Sims, David; Guest, Graham // Journal of General Management;Autumn90, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p31
Examines organizational and management development in Great Britain. Focus on the management difficulties at the Wessex Regional Health Authority of the National Health Service; Improvement of the management information system of the authority; Development of the individual competencies...
- Royal Commission on the NHS. // British Medical Journal;6/24/1978, Vol. 1 Issue 6128, p1652
Examines the decision making of staff in the National Health Service in Great Britain. Effects of reorganization on the efficiency of the staff; Impact of functional management on decision making; Overlap of committee functions.
- 'Macho' management in the NHS. Simpson, Jenny; Smith, Richard // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/20/92, Vol. 304 Issue 6842, p1586
Focuses on the changes in the management of National Health Service (NHS) in Great Britain. Importance of manpower in NHS; History of the organization; Relationship between managers and doctors.
- Professional Satisfaction is Still Just Alive. // British Medical Journal;4/5/1975, Vol. 2 Issue 5961, p29
Focuses on the condition and reorganization of the National Health Service (NHS) in Great Britain. Assessment on the work load and professional satisfaction of general practitioners; Benefit of reorganization of NHS on patients; Criticism on the management and system of NHS.
- Leadership competencies for implementing planned organizational change Battilana, Julie; Gilmartin, Mattia; Sengul, Metin; Pache, Anne-Claire; Alexander, Jeffrey A. // Leadership Quarterly;Jun2010, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p422
Abstract: This paper bridges the leadership and organizational change literatures by exploring the relationship between managers'' leadership competencies (namely, their effectiveness at person-oriented and task-oriented behaviors) and the likelihood that they will emphasize the different...
- Dimensions of rationing: who should do what? Klein, Rudolf // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/31/93, Vol. 307 Issue 6899, p309
Focuses on the processes and structure of decision making in health services in Great Britain. Relationship between micro and macro decisions; Importance of rationing in decision making; Allocation of funds to the National Health Service.
- Warning signals from Oregon. Klein, Rudolf // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/6/92, Vol. 304 Issue 6840, p1457
Focuses on the adaptation of Oregon's dimensions of rationing in National Health Service (NHS) in Great Britain. Responsibility of NHS in allocating scarce resources; Role of purchasers on the decisions of NHS; Definition of basic minimum of health care protection.