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Featuring new expert contributing authors from across the country, this timely revision addresses all the important topics in the effective management of public health departments and agencies. Using a practical, nontheoretical approach, the book is ideal for the hands-on management of these complex organizations and their daily operations.The Third Edition has been thoroughly revised with new case studies as well as the following new chapters:" Chapter 2 Leadership and Governance " Chapter 16 Public Health Performance Standards " Chapter 17 Continuous Quality Improvement " Chapter 18 Accreditation " Chapter 21 Social (Electronic) Media " Chapter 28 Starting a Health Board in the 21st Century The text is accompanied by a complete package of instructor resources including a Transition Guide, Instructor's Manual, TestBank, and PowerPoint slides.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
About the Editorsp. xi
About the Authorsp. xiii
Contributors to the Second Editionp. xvi
Organizational Resourcesp. 1
Management Theory and Applicationsp. 3
Governance and Leadershipp. 17
Organizational Behaviorp. 33
Money: Accounting, Finance, and Budgetsp. 55
Community and Environmental Healthp. 79
Marketing Public Healthp. 89
Emergency Preparedness and Responsep. 105
Ethicsp. 125
Human Resourcesp. 141
Overview of Human Resourcesp. 143
Employee Preparation: Position Descriptions, Selection, Training and Development, Retention, and Integrating Studentsp. 155
Employee Feedback: Rewards and Disciplinep. 181
Compensation and Benefitsp. 209
Mental Health Issues in the Workplacep. 223
Union-Management Issuesp. 237
Operations of a Health Agencyp. 247
Agency Internal Structure and External Constituenciesp. 249
National Public Health Performance Standardsp. 273
Continuous Quality Improvementp. 289
Accreditationp. 305
Interactions with Other Agencies and Local Governmentp. 321
Traditional Media: Print, Television, and Radiop. 349
Social (Electronic) Mediap. 363
Other Operationsp. 375
Assessing Community Healthp. 377
The Health Officer's Role in Board Developmentp. 395
Tax Leviesp. 411
Organizing and Operating Clinicsp. 421
Miscellaneousp. 437
The History of Public Healthp. 439
Public Health Lawp. 453
Starting a Board of Health in the 21st Centuryp. 465
Resources: State and National Associations and Government Agenciesp. 491
Appendix: Organizationsp. 517
Indexp. 531
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