Leadership in Health Services: Volume 30 Issue 4


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Time and change in health care

Susan Waterworth

The purpose of this paper is to explore the dimensions of temporality that are rarely considered in the literature on leading change.


Value-based healthcare as a trigger for improvement initiatives

Kerstin Nilsson, Fredrik Bååthe, Annette Erichsen Andersson, Mette Sandoff

This study explores four pilot teams’ experiences of improvements resulting from the implementation of value-based healthcare (VBHC) at a Swedish University Hospital. The aim of…


Sense of community, organizational commitment and quality of services

Mai-Stiina Lampinen, ElinaAnnikki Suutala, Anne Irmeli Konu

The purpose of this paper is to examine how factors associated with a sense of community in the workplace are connected with organizational commitment and the quality of services…


Self-determining medical leadership needs of occupational health physicians

Prosenjit Giri, Jill Aylott, Karen Kilner

The purpose of this study was to explore which factors motivate doctors to engage in leadership roles and to frame an inquiry of self-assessment within Self-Determination Theory…

Increasing value-adding patient care by applying a modified TCAB program

Tuula Antinaho, Tuula Kivinen, Hannele Turunen, Pirjo Partanen

The purpose of this study is to evaluate a development process aimed at increasing registered nurses’ (RNs) working time use in value-adding patient care by applying a modified…

Student-led leadership training for undergraduate healthcare students

Ibrahim Hasanyn Naim Sheriff, Faheem Ahmed, Naheed Jivraj, Jonathan C.M. Wan, Jade Sampford, Na’eem Ahmed

Effective clinical leadership is crucial to avoid failings in the delivery of safe health care, particularly during a period of increasing scrutiny and cost-constraints for the…


Understanding critical care nurses’ autonomy in Jordan

Mahmoud Maharmeh

The aim of this study was to describe Jordanian critical care nurses’ experiences of autonomy in their clinical practice.

The effects of leadership competencies and quality of work on the perceived readiness for organizational change among nurse managers

Mahmoud Al-Hussami, Sawsan Hamad, Muhammad Darawad, Mahmoud Maharmeh

This paper aims to set a leadership guidance program that can promote nurses’ knowledge of leadership and, at the same time, to enhance their leadership competencies and quality…


Physician performance feedback in a Canadian academic center

Dennis Garvin, James Worthington, Shaun McGuire, Stephanie Burgetz, Alan J. Forster, Andrea Patey, Caroline Gerin-Lajoie, Jeffrey Turnbull, Virginia Roth

This paper aims at the implementation and early evaluation of a comprehensive, formative annual physician performance feedback process in a large academic health-care organization.

Peer-to-peer shadowing as a technique for the development of nurse middle managers clinical leadership: An explorative study

Pieterbas Lalleman, Joanne Bouma, Gerhard Smid, Jananee Rasiah, Marieke Schuurmans

The purpose of this study was to explore the experiences and impact of peer-to-peer shadowing as a technique to develop nurse middle managers’ clinical leadership practices.

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