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Call for papers for Leadership in Health Services
Article Type: Call for papers From: Journal of Health Organization and Management, Volume 24, Issue 4
Edited by Jennifer Bowerman, Alberta, Canada andJo Lamb-White, Italy
Developing effective leaders is crucial in achieving the goals set for healthcare services world-wide. Improvements in organizations and services can only be made by building leadership and managerial capacity and skills. Leadership in Health Services provides examples of best practice in this dynamic field, disseminating practical, relevant and timely information. Combining theoretical articles and applied case studies, the journal is an essential resource for all those researching and practising in this evolving area.
The journal publishes:
Practical, results-focused research articles which frame contemporary leadership theory in the context of health care systems and servicesCase studies which identify and analyse common problems and provide best practice solutions.
Coverage includes but is not limited to:
New models of clinical leadership
Strategic management within healthcare organizations
Leadership training and development
Mentoring, coaching and succession planning
Resourcing and resource constraints
Public health challenges -- HIV/Aids, tuberculosis
Collaboration -- communication strategies and the multidisciplinary team
Integrated care pathways
Organizational learning and performance
Improving patient care and services through effective management practices
Patient as leader.
Published quarterly, the journal is a vital source of information for a wide range of professionals in primary, secondary and community care.
Papers should be between 2,000 and 5,000 words in length. Your submission is now invited to Leadership in Health Services and should be made using Manuscript Central, Emerald's online submission and peer review system.
Registration and access are available at: http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/lihs
Full information and guidance on using Manuscript Central are available at the Emerald Manuscript Central Support Centre: http://msc.emeraldinsight.com
For further information on the journal please see: www.emeraldinsight.com/lhs.htm
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