Health Manpower Management: Volume 22 Issue 6


Table of contents

Competitive strategy for providers

Mark C. Hackett

National Health Service (NHS) Trusts are struggling to determine a long‐term strategic direction for their organizations in response to the competitive pressures generated…


Appraising the state of performance appraisal

John Edmonstone

Relates performance appraisal in the National Health Service to performance management and emphasizes the need for integration of diverse management initiatives…


Empowerment: the right medicine for improving employee commitment and morale in the NHS?

Ian Cunningham, Jeff Hyman

In recent years, empowerment of National Health Service (NHS) Trust employees has been given substantial political and managerial support. Examines the extent to which the…


Training for organizational success

George E. Kempton

Describes a major programme of change embarked on by Kingston Hospital NHS Trust, UK in 1992 to deliver care to its patients more effectively and efficiently. Reports on…


Local pay determination

Sandra Meadows

Discusses the building blocks required for National Health Trusts in the UK to move effectively towards local pay determination as part of an overall coherent reward…


Managing workforce diversity ‐ a response to skill shortages?

Philip Gill

Explores the strategy of managing workforce diversity as a possible response to skills shortages within the UK National Health Service. Stresses that, if health care…




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