Leadership in Health Services: Volume 29 Issue 4


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The need for leadership training in long-term care settings

Jullet A. Davis

Globally, in 1980, approximately 5.8 per cent of the world population was 65 years old and older. By 2050, this number will more than triple to 16 per cent. From a leadership…


A randomised study of leadership interventions for healthcare managers

Caroline Lornudd, David Bergman, Christer Sandahl, Ulrica von Thiele Schwarz

The purpose of this paper was to assess two different leader development interventions by comparing their effects on leadership behaviour and evaluating their combined impact…

TQM and lean strategy deployment in Italian hospitals: Benefits related to patient satisfaction and encountered pitfalls

Andrea Chiarini, Claudio Baccarani

This paper aims to contribute to the debate concerning total quality management (TQM)–Lean strategy in public healthcare by analyzing the deployment path for implementation, the…


The implementation of problem-based learning in health service management training programs: Experience from Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

Mindaugas Stankunas, Katarzyna Czabanowska, Mark Avery, Ramune Kalediene, Suzanne Marie Babich

Strengthening management capacity within the health care sector could have a significant impact on population health. However, many training programs in this area are still…

An evaluation of a frontline led quality improvement initiative: Barriers and facilitators to its success as part of a new quality management framework

Rachel Flynn, Dawn Hartfield

The Edmonton Zone, one of five Zones in Alberta Health Services (the health system in the province of Alberta, Canada), established a quality management framework (QMF) as a means…

Addressing current and future challenges for the NHS: the role of good leadership

Lotte Elton

This paper aims to describe and analyse some of the ways in which good leadership can enable those working within the National Health Service (NHS) to weather the changes and…

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