Leadership in Health Services: Volume 24 Issue 3


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Optimizing health care employees' newly learned leadership behaviors

Anita J. Snell, Graham Dickson

The purpose of this qualitative research study is to gain an understanding of the workplace experiences of individuals, employed in health care organizations, a few months after…


Performance of integrated delivery systems: quality, service and cost implications

Michael Leibert

Healthcare services in the USA have been described as being fragmented and uncoordinated. Integrated delivery systems are frequently promoted as being instrumental in efforts to…


Continuous improvement and dynamic actor associations: A study of lean thinking implementation in the UK National Health Service

Thanos Papadopoulos

The purpose of this study is to explore the link between continuous improvement (CI) and dynamic actor associations through a case of lean thinking implementation in healthcare.


The influence of empowering leadership, empowerment and engagement on affective commitment and turnover intentions in community health service workers: Test of a model

Simon L. Albrecht, Manuela Andreetta

This study seeks to extend research on the relationship between empowering leadership, empowerment and outcome variables by examining the mediating role of employee engagement…

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