Leadership in Health Services


Health Care Management / Healthcare

Table Of Contents: Volume 25 Issue 4

Will GPs “lead” or “govern” the new clinical commissioning groups?

John Storey, Keith Grint

The purpose of this article is to delve into the precise leadership and governance roles required of general practitioners (GPs) in England as they are propelled into…

Managerial support for learning at work: a qualitative study of first‐line managers in elder care

Eva Ellström

The aim of the present study is to explore the meaning of managerial support for learning and development in the workplace. The overall research question concerns how…

From unbalanced to balanced: performance measures in a Vietnamese hospital

Luu Trong Tuan

From the data derived from a Vietnamese hospital, this study seeks to discern which organisational culture types, leadership styles, and trust types pave the path for the…

Risk management and cost reduction of cancer drugs using Lean Six Sigma tools

Andrea Chiarini

This paper seeks to understand whether some Lean Six Sigma tools are useful to reduce safety and health risks to nurses and physicians who manage cancer drugs. An…



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