Robbins, Anthony
April 1971
Monthly Labor Review;Apr71, Vol. 94 Issue 4, p60
Academic Journal
Discusses the physician's role in hospital management. Professional customs governing the tasks of allied health workers; Impact of the growth of trade unions in the hospital industry; Types of labor systems of general hospitals or the power to direct manpower; Example showing the ineffectiveness of a hospital administrator.


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