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Key Tools and Techniques in Management and Leadership of the Allied Health Professions

The Allied Health Professions — Essential Guides series is unique in providing advice on management, leadership and development for those in the Allied Health Professions (AHP). This highly practical volume offers a wide range of assessment tools and techniques in such critical areas as management quality, organisational and management structure, benchmarking, outcome measurement, and Integrated Care Pathway design as well as capacity and demand management, activity analysis, report writing and presentation skills. The layout is conducive to easy comprehension; tables, figures and boxed text aid quick reference and everyday application, and many of the resources are also provided on a complimentary CD.

With contributions from internationally renowned professionals, Key tools and techniques in management and leadership of the allied health professions provides tools that will be vital to all allied health professionals interested in providing timely, efficient and cost-effective care for their patients. These will include AHP managers and aspiring managers, senior clinicians, extended scope practitioners, clinical specialists, AHP educators, researchers, staff and students.

`The NHS is facing the greatest period of challenge in its history. The key to success is leadership. Allied Health Professionals will be a central part of this leadership response. In this work, Robert and Fiona continue their series supporting Allied Health Professionals in that leadership journey. It is an important contribution to this critical effort.’

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Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators

This completely revised, yet comprehensive text provides management concepts and theories, giving professional administrators and students in nursing theoretical and practical knowledge. Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators, Sixth Edition provides a foundation for nurse managers and nurse executives as well as students with major management and administrative content including planning, organizing, leadership, directing, and evaluating. An additional chapter, titled “The Executive Summary”, is included. Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators, Sixth Edition combines traditional organizational management content with forward-thinking healthcare administration content. This comprehensive Nursing Administration text includes content on: *complex adaptive systems *evidence-based practices *academic and clinical partnerships *trends in nursing leadership *implications for education and practice *creating a culture of magnetism *information management and technology *risk management *legal issues *building a portfolio Key features of this book include unit openers, learning features and objectives, “Concepts,” “Nurse Manager Behaviors,” “Nurse Executive Behaviors,” quotations, summaries, exercises, review questions, Evidence-Based Practice Research Boxes, case studies, tables, figures, and charts, clinical leader content and content related to the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), and a glossary.

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The Health Care Manager’s Human Resources Handbook

This unique book about human resource (HR) management is written for health care department managers who must relate to and work with their HR departments and manage their personnel. An expert with 18 years of experience in human resources management, author Charles R. McConnell describes what the function of the HR department can do for you, and shows how to get the most value out of an organization’s HR department. For each topic addressed, the book provides: background; the HR department’s responsibilities; where and how HR interfaces with the line management; the HR responsibilities of the manager; and how the manager can get the best from the HR function. The Second Edition brings the book up to date by addressing the following changes in the field: • Pressure on HR to operate with fewer staff; • Tendency toward decentralization for certain HR activities; • Impact of organizational flattening and mergers and acquisitions. • Newer laws and changes to existing laws that impact recruiting and Interviewing, as well as documentation, termination, legal action, and unions

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Human Resource Management in Health Care: Principles and Practice

This practical, hands-on book introduces human resources to those who are preparing to work in any area of health care or health service. Written for practitioners and students in all disciplines related to health, the book covers important topics such as recruitment, training, termination, legal issues, labor unions, and much more. Each chapter features a case study to introduce the reader to key topics and concludes with expert commentary and practical suggestions that can be used in the real world. Chapters also feature learning objectives, discussion points, and resources. Many examples and a number of sample forms and documents are included, drawn from the authors’ professional experiences, and supplemented with input from other experts.

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Strategic Human Resources Management in Health Services Organizations

The third edition of Strategic Human Resources Management In Health Services Organizations articulates the links that exist among strategy, organizational design and behavior, and human resources management: It not only describes human resources functions within organizations but also provides a model of major organizational components that shape the human resources options available for health services managers.
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