Essentials of Management and Leadership in Public Health

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-06-08
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Driven by recent events and new trends, public health training increasingly requires new and more advanced information-leadership and management skills drawn from business, industry, education, and government. This text offers basic foundation for students entering the field of public health management with a specific focus on developing knowledge and skills in the cross cutting competency domains identified by the ASPH. Foundations of Public Health Management and Leadership covers: An introduction and history of the field of public health management; The evolution of key leadership and management theories; The changing role of public health management professionals and key characteristics of a successful public health leaders; Key issues in the organization, financing and delivery of healthcare services; Fundamental concepts about the classic functions of management including economics, finance, marketing, strategy, administration, human resources, and community relations; and Modern approaches to leadership development, selection, retention and succession planning.

Author Biography

Robert Burke and Leonard Friedman of The George Washington University's Department of Health Services Management and Leadership, the book unites the experiences of experts in diverse disciplines to give students the foundational training needed to lead both government and nongovernment public health organizations.

Table of Contents

Chapter1 Introduction
Chapter2 Introduction to Management and Leadership Concepts, Principles and Practices
Chapter3 Leading Public Health Organizations: Team Building, Reorganization, Board Relationships
Chapter4 Strategic Planning and Marketing for Public Health Managers
Chapter5 Conflict Resolution and Negotiation in Health Care Management
Chapter6 Finance and Economics
Chapter7 Ethics and Professionalism in Public Health
Chapter8 Informatics in Public Health Management
Chapter9 Managing Relationships and Effective Communication
Chapter10 Managing Complex and Culturally Diverse Workplaces
Chapter11 Fundraising, Grant Writing, Budgeting and Project Management
Chapter12 Changing Role of Public Health Managers and Leaders

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