Leadership in Health Services: Volume 27 Issue 2


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Leading change within health services: The theory behind a systematic process for leading the implementation of new services within a network structure

Stephen Jacobs, Paul Rouse, Matthew Parsons

Much health service delivery occurs within a network structure, with co-operation and competition coexisting. Leading change for successful outcomes is a difficult task even…


International work and leadership in UK general practice

Peter Young, Chris Smith, Luisa Pettigrew, Ha-Neul Seo, David Blane

The purpose of this paper is to present an exploration of the leadership competencies developed by UK GPs through having undertaken international work and the ability to transfer…

Integrating care: the experience of a US healthcare organization

Ray Coniglio, Lisa M. Caputo, Nels D. Sanddal, Kristin Salottolo, Margaret Sabin, Pamela W. Bourg, Charles W. Mains

The purpose of this paper is to describe an American healthcare organization's experience creating the first multi-facility trauma system managed by a private, nonprofit…

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 and Ohio physicians

Randolph K. Quaye

This paper aims to explore the perspectives of Ohio physicians on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010. While much has been debated about ACA, relatively…


Corporate mindset, denial and resistance to change in health leaders

Deon V. Canyon

Corporate culture is a product of managerial mindset and it consists of obscured, undisclosed and unconditionally accepted assumptions that underlie corporate behaviour. This…


The more, the better?: Exploring vertical and horizontal leadership in cross-professional health care teams

Ingela Emma Christine Thylefors, Olle Persson

– This paper seeks to explore vertical and horizontal leadership and the relationship of the form of leadership to effectiveness in Swedish cross-professional health care teams.


Organisational and leadership competencies for successful service integration

Kim Aitken, Kathryn von Treuer

The purpose of this paper is to describe a two-part study that has explored the organisational and leadership competencies required for successful service integration within a…

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