Human Resources Management for Health Care Organizations A Strategic Approach

ISBN-10: 0470873558

ISBN-13: 9780470873557

Edition: 2012

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Description: This book offers an overview of human resource management in a health services or public health setting. Core concepts are covered including work and workplace assessment, motivators, HR planning and recruitment, decentralization, criteria-based position descriptions, performance appraisals, career ladder development and incentives. The book case studies that amplify a systems oriented approach to health services and strategies to improve retention. Regulatory and accreditation issues, organizational structure, management models, leadership, union management issues, innovative management models, and service issues that affect reimbursement, wage and practice in multiple settings are covered.

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Book details

List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 2/9/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.870
Language: English

Preface xv
The Authors xxi
Human Resources Management in the Health Care Business Arena
tIntroduction to Health Care Human Resources Management
Defining Elements of Progressive Health Care Organizations
Current Perceptions of Health Care Organizations
Spheres of Influence Model
Five Significant Change Dynamics of Modern Health Care
Profile of a Progressive Health Care Organization
Composition of a Progressive Health Care Human Resources Management Department
Strategic Health Care Human Resources Management and Planning
The Changing Role of Human Resources Management
Human Resources Outsourcing
Strategic Human Resources Management and Human Resources Planning
Anticipating Future Needs
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Strategic Human Resources Management
Problems and Implications of Strategic Human Resources Management
Organizational Culture Standards for Health Care Human Resources
Performance Matrix of Superstars, Steadies, and Nonplayers
PACT Formula
Strategic Requirements for a Progressive Health Care Human Resources Management Department
Equal Employment Opportunity Laws and Health Care Human Resources Management
Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Laws
Proving Employment Discrimination
Affirmative Action: Executive Orders and Other Federal Laws
Constitutional Rights
Additional Protections for Employees
Managing the Unique Health Care Workforce
Cultural Factors Relevant to Health Care Human Resources
Practical Application: A Tale of Two Jersey Cultures
The Importance of Volunteers in Health Care Organizations
Selection and Placement Strategy Considerations for Volunteers
Maximizing Health Care Volunteer Performance
Agenda Topics for Volunteer Summits
Ten Essential Rules for Volunteer Placement
Methods and Accountabilities of Health Care Human Resources
Critical Job Analysis and Design
Legal Significance of Job Analysis
Job Analysis Information
Designing a Job Analysis Program
Job Descriptions and Job Specifications
Competency Modeling
Job Analysis Techniques
Recruitment, Interviewing, and Selection Strategies
Preselection Process
Critical Dimensions of External Recruitment
Preparing and Planning for the Interview
Conducting the Interview
Evaluating the Interview
Maximizing Performance Management and Evaluation
Developing an Evaluation Program
Using Defusers-the Return to Objectivity Formula
Compensation Strategies
Motivation
Equity
Executive Compensation and Benefits
Federal Laws Governing Compensation
Benefits
Government Required Benefits
Discretionary Benefits
Quality-of-Work and Quality-of-Life Issues
Maximizing Health Care Human Resources
Training and Development
Needs Assessment
Developing Training Objectives
Developing the Curriculum
Delivering Training
Evaluating Training
Career Development
Health Care Training and Development in Application
Relevant and Resonant Health Care Organizational Training and Development
Organizational Development Strategies
Essential Objectives of Health Care Organizational Development
Organizational Development Strategies for Building Pride
Organizational Development Strategies for Escalating Accountability
Organizational Development Strategies for Team Building
Labor-Management Relations
Collective Bargaining in the Private Sector
Collective Bargaining in Health Care Organizations
Collective Bargaining in Federal Government Agencies
Collective Bargaining in State and Local Government Agencies
Concepts and Practices of Collective Bargaining
Strategic Health Care Human Resources Technology
Information Systems Technology
Organizational Change
Types of Information Systems
Human Resources Information Systems
Bibliography
Index
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