Health Manpower Management: Volume 19 Issue 2

Category:

Health Care Management / Healthcare

Table of contents

PAY AND NURSING PERFORMANCE

James Buchan, Marc Thompson

Discusses the merits and demerits of performance‐related pay (PRP)with respect to nursing in the NHS but concludes that justification forit remains unproven through the…

TAKE FORWARD YOUR HUMAN RESOURCE AGENDA: MANAGE PERFORMANCE AND REWARD

Susanne J. Brierley

Examines managing performance as an integrated, dynamic process,involving strategic decisions, people value, management of change andcommunication. Concludes that it is…

THE SUPPLY OF ORTHOTIST PROSTHETISTS: THE APPLICATION OF WORKFORCE PROJECTION TECHNIQUES IN DETERMINING FUTURE NATIONAL TRAINING PLACES

John Stock, Ian Seccombe

Discusses the application of workforce planning techniques in thecontext of “target” levels of demand and uses a study of thefuture supply of orthotists and prosthetists…

EMPOWERMENT: HOLY GRAIL OR A BLINDING CASE OF THE OBVIOUS?

John Edmonstone, Maggie Havergal

Suggests that the route to “excellence” is through theempowerment of workers, but argues that this might become problematicwithin the health care sector. Examines the…

A STRATEGIC APPROACH TO HUMAN RESOURCE PLANNING IN NURSING

Penelope J. Short, Phillip C. Wright

In Britain, Canada and the USA, a chronic shortage of registerednurses has existed since World War II. This situation is predicted tobecome worse. Reviews both the general…

WHY DOESN’T PERFORMANCE PAY WORK?

Examines performance pay as a means of motivation in the healthsector, and indicates possible reasons for its ineffectiveness. Pointsout that there are various means of…

SUPPORT FOR NEWLY QUALIFIED ENTRANTS TO THE SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY PROFESSION: IMPLICATIONS FOR MANAGERS

Elspeth McCartney, Jane Kerr, Linda Cannon, Peter Martin

Reports on a survey of 1990 and 1991 graduates entering the speechand language therapy profession in the UK and on the experiences of sixnew therapists in one “good…

HEATHERWOOD IN THE COMMUNITY

Stefan P. Cantore

Describes the background to the launch of a community marketinginitiative by the Heatherwood and Wexham Parks Hospitals Trust. Managersrecognized the need to involve the…

ISSN:

0955-2065

Online date, start – end:

1992 – 1998

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited