Health Organizations Theory, Behavior, and Development

ISBN-10: 0763750530

ISBN-13: 9780763750534

Edition: 2009

Authors: James A. Johnson
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List price: $168.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 2/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 424
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

Dr. James A. Johnson specializes in health systems and organization development. He is a professor of health administration in the Dow College of Health Professions at Central Michigan University, an adjunct professor of health policy at Auburn University-Montgomery, and former chair of the Department of Health Administration and Policy at Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Johnson is also an active researcher and health science writer, with over 100 journal articles and 14 books published. He is the former editor of the Journal of Healthcare Management and is a contributing editor for the Journal of Health and Human Services Administration. In addition to working closely with the World Health Organization (WHO) and ProWorld Service Corps on international public health projects, he is a regular delegate to the World Health Congress and a long-term active member of the American Public Health Association (APHA) and the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA). Dr. Johnson has been an invited lecturer at top universities around the globe, has served on many boards (including for AUPHA), and currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Joint Africa Working Group, the Board of Directors of the Africa Research and Development Center, the Advisory Board of the Center for Collaborative Health Leadership, and the Board of Advisors for Health Systems of America. He is also actively involved in the development of a Center for Health Systems and Policy Research at CMU. Dr. Johnson completed his Ph.D. in health policy and administration at Florida State University and his M.P.A. in health care administration at Auburn University.

Foreword
Preface
Contributors
About the Editor
Organization Theory And Foundations
Introduction
Studying Organizations
Beyond the Classroom
References
Anatomy and Physiology of Theory
Introduction
What Is Theory?
Anatomy of Theory
Physiology of Theory
Chapter Summary
Review/Discussion Questions
Learning Activities
References
Classical Theories of Organization
Introduction
Scientific Management
Administrative Principles
Bureaucratic Principles
Human Relations
Administrative Behavior
Chapter Summary
Review/Discussion Questions
Learning Activities
References
Modern Theories of Organization
Introduction
General Systems Theory
Contingency Theory
Transaction Cost Economics
Resource Dependence Theory
Institutional Theory
Population Ecology
Chapter Summary
Review/Discussion Questions
Learning Activities
References
Complexity and Postmodern Theory
Introduction
Shared Notions and Common Focus
Characteristics of Complex Adaptive Systems
Managing Healthcare Organizations as Postmodernist Complex Adaptive Systems
Decision Making and Sensemaking
What Does This All Mean?
Chapter Summary
Review/Discussion Questions
Learning Activities
References
Organization Behavior and Dynamics
Individual Behavior and Motivation
Introduction
Theories of Motivation
Motivation in the Work Environment
Changes in Motivation
Motivation and Learning
Impact of Age and Cultural Factors on Motivation and Learning
Motivation and Sports
Chapter Summary
Review/Discussion Questions
Learning Activities
Case Study
References
Group Dynamics
Introduction
Groups and Teams
Groups and Teams in Healthcare Organizations
Roles, Diversity, and Trust
Group Processes
Group Formation
Group Phenomena
Application of Crew Resource Management (CRM) to Healthcare
Performance and Group Effectiveness
Chapter Summary
Review/Discussion Questions
Learning Activities
Case Study
References
Power and Politics
Introduction
Sources of Power
Politics in Health Organizations
Chapter Summary
Review/Discussion Questions
Learning Activities
References
Conflict and Interpersonal Relations
Introduction
Conflict Management
Interpersonal Relationships
Chapter Summary
Review/Discussion Questions
References
Leadership Theory and Influence
Introduction
Defining Leadership
A Chronological Review of Leadership Theory
Leadership Phase Evolution
Chapter Summary
Review/Discussion Questions
References
Leadership and Transformation
Introduction
Prescription One: The Dynamic Culture Leadership Model
Prescription Two: The Omnibus Leadership Model
Conclusion
Chapter Summary
Review/Discussion Questions
References
Decision Making and Communication
Introduction
Decision Making
Tools of Decision Making
Communication
Chapter Summary
Review/Discussion Questions
Case Study
References
Culture Values and Ethics
Introduction
What Is Corporate Culture?
The Healthcare Setting
How Are Culture and Climate Different?
What is the Theory Behind Culture and Climate?
Values and Beliefs That Support Organizational Goals
The Ethics and the Social Responsibility of Management
Chapter Summary
Review/Discussion Questions
Learning Activities
References
Stakeholder Dynamics
Introduction
Stakeholders (Actors) in Healthcare
Utility of Parity of Healthcare in Stakeholder Dynamics
The Sarfit Model
Parity in Policy and Strategy
Chapter Summary
Review/Discussion Questions
Learning Activities
Case Study: The Dilemma of the Uninsured in the United States
Case Study: Overburdened Emergency Departments Threatened by the Problem of Uninsured
Case Study: Business Feels the Consequences of the Uninsured Problem
References
Organizational Dysfunction and Pathology
Introduction
Healthcare Organizational Groups
Complexity and Work Intensity
Ambiguous and Conflicting Cultures
Healthcare Management and Organizational Dysfunction
Conclusion
Chapter Summary
Review/Discussion Questions
References
Organization Development and Change
Transformational Change and Development
Introduction
Organizational Development: Framework for Change
Creating the Capacity to Change
Chapter Summary
Review Questions
References
Team Building and Development
Introduction
Types of Teams
The Team Advantage
Benefits of Teams
Team Composition
Team Evolution
Stages of Team Development
Building Team Functionality
Ongoing Training = Sustainable Knowledge
Problem Solving
Continuous Reinforcement: The Value of the Team's Work
Getting Down to Business
Defining Success
Beyond Metrics
Selling the Solution: Management Buy-In
Back on the Everyday Job
Trends
Chapter Summary
Review/Discussion Questions
Learning Activity
References
Physician Leadership and Development
Clinical Performance: The Key to Healthcare Reform
Why Physician Leadership Is Needed
Understanding Physician Behavior
From Clinician to Leader-Essential Changes in Mindset
Leadership Development Models
Chapter Summary
Review/Discussion Questions
References
Governance and Board Development
Introduction
Board Organization
Board Officers
Board Committees
Board Meeting Format
The Relationship Between Senior Management and the Board
Fiduciary Duties
Financial Oversight
Operating Oversight
Strategic Oversight
Oversight of Patient Care and Resource Utilization
Changing Board Models
Effective Governance: Cultures and Activities
Board Assessment
Board Member Education
Current Issues and Controversies
Chapter Summary
Review/Discussion Questions
Learning Activity
References
Organization Development for Terrorism and Natural Disasters
Introduction
Significance to Healthcare Leaders
The Threat
Business Involvement: What Should Be Done
A Preparedness Plan
Chapter Summary
References
Organization Development and the Future
Introduction
Development Practice and Philosophy
Development in a Changing World
Chapter Summary
Review/Discussion Questions
Learning Activities
References
Index
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