Leadership in Health Services: Volume 34 Issue 4


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Distributed leadership in healthcare: leadership dyads and the promise of improved hospital outcomes

Lori Leach, Bradley Hastings, Gavin Schwarz, Bernadette Watson, Dave Bouckenooghe, Leonardo Seoane, David Hewett

This paper aims to extend the consideration of distributed leadership in health-care settings. Leadership is typically studied from the classical notion of the place of single…


Strategies during digital transformation to make progress in achievement of sustainable development by 2030

Dina Ziadlou

The purpose of this study is to explore strategies during transformation to obtain sustainable development and to identify the human-based factors contributing to the…


Strengthening nursing, midwifery and allied health professional leadership in the UK – a realist evaluation

Carolyn Jackson, Tamsin McBride, Kim Manley, Belinda Dewar, Beverley Young, Assumpta Ryan, Debbie Roberts

This paper aims to share the findings of a realist evaluation study that set out to identify how to strengthen nursing, midwifery and allied health professions (NMAHP) leadership…


Creating a healthcare variant CYNEFIN framework to improve leadership and urgent decision-making in times of crisis

Paul James Lane, Robyn Clay-Williams, Andrew Johnson, Vidula Garde, Leah Barrett-Beck

The complex and occasionally chaotic nature of health care has been previously described in the literature, as has the broadening recognition that different management approaches…


Physician leaders’ cross-boundary use of social media: what are the implications in the current COVID-19 environment?

Scott Comber, Lisette Wilson, Scarlett Kelly, Lori McCay-Peet

The purpose of this study is to better understand social media (SM) factors that physician leaders need to consider, as they adapt their cross-boundary practices to engage with…

Leadership and community healthcare reform: a study using the Competing Values Framework (CVF)

Debra O’Neill, Jan De Vries, Catherine M. Comiskey

The Health Service Executive in Ireland seeks to further develop healthcare in the community. It has identified that this reform requires developing leadership amongst the staff…


Differences between professionals’ views on patient safety culture in long-term and acute care? A cross-sectional study

Mari Liukka, Markku Hupli, Hannele Turunen

This paper aims to assess how patient safety culture and incident reporting differs across different professional groups and between long-term and acute care. The Hospital Survey…


Leadership and decision making challenges among elderly care centre operators: case of multi-ethnic Malaysia

Filzah Md Isa, Shaista Noor, Nik Maheran Nik Mohammad, Mohd Muttaqin Mohd Adnan

The ageing population is a rising issue worldwide, including in Malaysia, which leads to an increase in older people compared to children. Malaysia is a relatively “younger”…

Components of contributing conditions to strengthen health system management and leadership capacity building: a systematic review and decision making framework

Rona Bahreini, Masoumeh Gholizadeh, Fethiye Gulin Gedik, Mahmoud Yousefi, Ali Janati

The purpose of this study is to identify components of contributing conditions to strengthen leadership and management capacity in the health system.

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