Health Manpower Management: Volume 24 Issue 1


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Overcoming cultural barriers to change

Sandra Hill, Des McNulty

This article is a case study which focuses on organisational and cultural change associated with the incorporation of a college which provided pre‐ and post‐registration…


“It’s just like somebody’s turned on a light”: an NVQ success story from the voluntary sector

Anne Fearfull

This paper reports the findings of an original piece of case study research conducted in a voluntary sector organisation engaged in the provision of care in the community…


The logic of job‐sharing in the provision and delivery of health care

Mohamed Branine

By definition the practice of job‐sharing starts from the premiss that there is a full‐time job to be shared by those who want to balance their work with other…


The changing context of employment in the NHS: some legal implications of changes to employment contracts

Terry Desombre, Richard Benny

The NHS has undergone and continues to undergo rapid change. As a result of this the duties and responsibilities of employees will also change. Managers within the NHS…


The third way: a new approach to management education in health care

John Edmonstone, Maggie Havergal

This article describes a number of significant changes taking place within the management education and development sphere within the National Health Service. It also…


The secret of good conversation ‐ investing in success

Jocelyn Ryder‐Smith

Organisations are created by conversations. They are key in all decisions. Negative conversations are familiar and a big investment in failure. We can learn to have…


Skills required for healthy commissioning

Sue Jackson

There can be no doubt that literature regarding healthcare commissioning is on the increase. In particular, documentation is continuously emerging on the innovative models…




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