Great Men and Us Too

Grayson, Mary
October 2008
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Oct2008, Vol. 82 Issue 10, p4
Trade Publication
The author offers her views on the long-standing debate among historians on how history is actually influenced and impacted, leading to significant change. On one side is the Great Man theory that sees history as it is shaped by Great Men. On the other side are those who see history as a confluence of events occurring in the fullness of time. She believes that a combination of collective will and individual leadership plus building pressure will push to health care reform, but health personnels should not forget that they have a role to play.


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