Leadership in Health Services: Volume 28 Issue 3


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Do we need medical leadership or medical engagement?

Peter Spurgeon, Paul Long, John Clark, Frank Daly

The purpose of this paper is to address issues of medical leadership within health systems and to clarify the associated conceptual issues, for example, leadership versus…


A qualitative evaluation of a pilot leadership programme for dentists

Jonathan Walsh, Nicholas Taylor, Donna Hough, Paul Brocklehurst

The purpose of this paper was to evaluate a pilot training programme run by Health Education North West to promote clinical leadership amongst general dental practitioners (GDPs)…

Manager traits and quality-of-care performance in hospitals

Kjeld Harald Aij, René L.M.C. Aernoudts, Gepke Joosten

This paper aims to assess the impact of the leadership traits of chief executive officers (CEOs) on hospital performance in the USA. The effectiveness and efficiency of the CEO is…


Changes in commitment to change among leaders in home help services

Kristina Westerberg, Susanne Tafvelin

The purpose of the this study was to explore the development of commitment to change among leaders in the home help services during organizational change and to study this…

Sense of community and job satisfaction among social and health care managers

Mai-Stiina Lampinen, Elina Annikki Viitanen, Anne Irmeli Konu

The purpose of this paper is to identify how the factors associated with sense of community at work are connected with job satisfaction among the front-line managers and middle…


Patient loyalty model: An extended theory of planned behavior perspective (a case study in Bogor, Indonesia)

Sik Sumaedi, I Gede Mahatma Yuda Bakti, Tri Rakhmawati, Nidya Judhi Astrini, Medi Yarmen, Tri Widianti

– This study aims to investigate the simultaneous effect of subjective norm, perceived behavioral control and trust on patient loyalty.

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