Leadership in Health Services: Volume 28 Issue 4


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Employee perceptions of managers’ leadership over time

Kristina Palm, Susanne Ullström, Christer Sandahl, David Bergman

– This paper aims to explore if and how employees in a healthcare organisation perceive changes in their managers’ leadership behaviour over time.


Perceptions of trust in physician-managers

Anna Cregård, Nomie Eriksson

The purpose of this paper is to explore the dual role of physician-managers through an examination of perceptions of trust and distrust in physician-managers. The healthcare…

Leadership in evidence-based practice: a systematic review

Ursula Reichenpfader, Siw Carlfjord, Per Nilsen

This study aims to systematically review published empirical research on leadership as a determinant for the implementation of evidence-based practice (EBP) and to investigate…


Preparing academic medical department physicians to successfully lead

Lee Revere, Arlin Robinson, Lynn Schroth, Osama Mikhail

The purpose of this paper is to present a case study which details the successful development, design and deployment of a leadership course for academic medical department chairs…

Distributed leadership, team working and service improvement in healthcare

George Boak, Victoria Dickens, Annalisa Newson, Louise Brown

The purpose of this paper is to analyse the introduction of distributed leadership and team working in a therapy department in a healthcare organisation and to explore the factors…


Exploring a shared leadership perspective for NHS doctors

Stephen George Willcocks, Gemma Wibberley

The purpose of this paper is to explore involving doctors in shared leadership. It examines the policies that have led to the focus on shared leadership and the implications for…

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