Leadership in Health Services: Volume 20 Issue 1


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Leadership development needs of managers who supervise foreign nurses

Rose O. Sherman

This concept paper seeks to outline evidenced‐based findings about the current experiences, best practices and leadership development needs of nurse leaders who work with foreign…


The adoption of high involvement work practices in Canadian nursing homes

Kent V. Rondeau

The objective of the research is to assess the degree of adoption of high‐involvement nursing work practices in long‐term care organizations. It seeks to determine the…


Medical talent management: a model for physician deployment

Baird Brightman

This article aims to provide a focused cost‐effective method for triaging physicians into appropriate non‐clinical roles to benefit both doctors and healthcare organizations.


Lean as a learning system in a hospital ward

Michael Ballé, Anne Régnier

The purpose of this article is to discuss lean as a learning system in a hospital ward.


Taguchi's experimental design method on improvement of medical image quality

Mehmet Tolga Taner, Bulent Sezen

The aim of this article is to show how Taguchi methods can be applied to health care to improve the quality of medical images. Quality is often integrated with the performance and…

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