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Becoming an Effective Leader in Healthcare Management: The 12 Essential Skills
Len Sperry, MD, PhD
Health Professions Press / Softcover / Dec 2018
9781938870743 (ISBN-10: 1938870743)
Health Care & Health Promotion / Leadership
price: $75.50 (may be subject to change)
320 pages
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Nothing is more predictive of the viability and success of a healthcare organization than its leadership. Learn the skills this market demands and get the tools to master them with Becoming an Effective Leader in Healthcare Management. Built on sound business and health services management theories, and viewed through the lens of emotional intelligence and the author's years of direct experience, this book actively teaches both students and practitioners the relational, operational, and analytical skills that are necessary-and surprisingly rare-in today's health care management arena. This second edition is adapted to a changing healthcare culture, with greater emphasis on staff engagement and empowerment. Dramatically increase productivity and employee commitment and place yourself ahead of the pack by honing these financial and organizational management skills: motivation communication delegation counseling strategic planning personnel management staff coaching time and stress management teamwork conflict management interviewing budgeting resource management Each chapter is like a mini-workshop in each skill set, featuring learner-friendly objectives, self-assessment tools, case studies, real-world individual and small-group exercises, and review questions. As a health care supervisor, you can improve your own leadership skills or mold exceptional leaders and managers among your staff using this highly practical guide in workshops and continuing education seminars. Undergraduate and graduate students in health and nursing administration can learn essential skills that have been glaringly absent from curricula. Get Becoming an Effective Health Care Manager and help yourself or your students along the journey of becoming and then being an effective leader.

About the author:

Len Sperry, M.D. Ph.D. is a physician who has practiced medicine and health care leadership for more than 30 years. He is currently a tenured professor at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida where he teaches graduate courses on health counseling and leadership. Prior to that he was a core faculty member in the graduate health care leadership program at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and professor and Director of the graduate program in Health Services Administration at Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida. He is a Fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine, and Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and. In addition, he has been elected to membership in such prestigious professional organizations as the American College of Psychiatrists, and the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry. He has been recognized with several professional awards that include being listed in Whoâ??s Who in America, Americaâ??s Top Physicians, and in Best Doctors in America continually since 1996. He has also been recognized with three lifetime achievement awards for his contributions to organizational development and leadership. His 1000+ professional publications include refereed journal articles and book chapters, and 80 professional books (domestic and international) on various health care and leadership topics including Effective Leadership: Strategies for Maximizing Executive Productivity and Health; Health Counseling; Health Promotion and Health Counseling; Behavioral Health; and Becoming an Effective Health Care Manager: The Essential Skills of Leadership.

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