Leadership in Health Services: Volume 22 Issue 2


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Leadership style profiles of middle‐level managers in social and health care

Elina Viitanen, Anne Konu

The aim of this paper is to examine leadership styles among middle‐level managers in social and health care using the leadership role definitions developed by Robert Quinn et al..


Trends and approaches in lean healthcare

Luciano Brandao de Souza

The aim of this paper is to provide a review of the existing literature on lean healthcare. It seeks to describe how this concept has being applied and to assess how trends and…


Leadership conversations: the impact on patient environments

Rachel Macdonald, Ilfryn Price, Phil Askham

The aim of this study is to examine 15 NHS acute trusts in England that achieved high scores at all their hospitals in the first four national Patient Environment audits. No…


Healthcare leadership: Impact of short‐term intensive and long‐term less intensive training programmes

David Bergman, Stina Fransson‐Sellgren, Rolf Wahlström, Christer Sandahl

The purpose of this article is to study the impact of two leadership programmes for healthcare managers regarding their attitudes to, and views on, their leadership.


Enabling effective change in healthcare delivery systems: Did Gerry Robinson teach us anything new?

Denis R. Towill

The aim of this article is to provide health leaders with a clear unambiguous description of a proven modus operandi for analysis, design, planning, implementation, and start‐up…

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