Leadership in Health Services: Volume 20 Issue 2


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A practical approach to ethical decision‐making

Victor Maddalena

The purpose of this paper is to provide a practical approach to ethical decision‐making for executives working in the healthcare setting.


Direct‐to‐consumer‐advertising of prescription medicines: A theoretical approach to understanding

Michael Harker, Debra Harker

The pharmaceutical industry is a leader in research and development investment. New treatments need to be communicated to the market, and consumers are increasingly interested in…


A systemic approach to developing frontline leaders in healthcare

Lory A.M. Block, Linda J. Manning

The purpose of this case study is to extend the understanding of leadership development in healthcare by documenting the impact of a systemic approach to developing frontline…


Linking learning methods to outcomes in public health leadership development

Delesha L. Miller, Karl E. Umble, Steve L. Frederick, Donna R. Dinkin

The purpose of this research is to present evaluation findings from the National Public Health Leadership Institute (PHLI) regarding how the curriculum's learning methods work…


Leaders in hospital‐based social work: The roles and functions of directors of social work in the case management model

Kristina L. Guo, Jennifer D. Company

The purpose of this research is to provide an overview of the management skills and competencies required by a director of social work as they perform their multiple roles and…

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