Leadership in Health Services: Volume 21 Issue 1


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L(H) ≠ Σ(m1, m2 … mn)

Jeffrey Braithwaite

The purpose of this paper is to examine the case that health service leadership is more than the sum total of all the health service management activity observed; and to advocate…


Strategic support for managers by management supervision

Seija Ollila

The purpose of this paper is to strengthen the role of management supervision in the competence of management and its support. Competence in organizations consists of the human…


Shared leadership in Finnish social and health care

Anne Konu, Elina Viitanen

The background reports covering the ongoing reforms in Finnish social service and health care noted that people managing in this field were presented with certain challenges…


Self‐directed (distance) learning infectious disease control MPH program: Educational preferences of students

David Birnbaum

The purpose of this paper is to confirm what program features potential students would view as incentives or disincentives toward enrolling in a unique self‐directed (distance…


An examination of hospital governance in Ghana

Patience Aseweh Abor, Gordon Abekah‐Nkrumah, Joshua Abor

The purpose of this paper is to examine the nature of governance structures in Ghanaian hospitals by comparing the governance systems in public and private hospitals.

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