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How HR and Organizational Development in complex healthcare organizations can be seen as more strategic and successful

We speak to many internal Organizational & Leadership Development professionals at major healthcare systems. Sometimes, when we talk about their top initiatives to develop their organizations, the answers are very task-oriented: – We are pairing new physician practice leaders up with the practice managers so they can shadow and learn. – We have a training [...]

Under : Healthcare Executive Leadership.
May 20, 2014
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Engaging and mobilizing employees in complex healthcare organizations

There is wide variability in the ability of different healthcare leaders to engage and mobilize employees, and to get the most out of their teams. Partly this depends on the larger environment in the organization, for instance, whether they are attempting to become a magnet organization, how well they compensate employees, union relations, their competitive [...]

Under : Healthcare Executive Leadership.
May 20, 2014
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Influence and leadership in healthcare systems

It used to be enough to have a title and/or a fancy degree to have your way. Not anymore. Top leaders in healthcare need to use informal methods of influence in order to make things happen and engage and mobilize people. Here are examples: 1. Develop influence flexibility. Some healthcare executives are one-trick-ponies when it [...]

Under : Healthcare Executive Leadership.
May 20, 2014
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Top 10 reasons why major change initiatives in healthcare systems fail

Leading widespread change in a healthcare organization is one of the most daunting tasks an executive — in any industry — can take on. Following are the top reasons why major change initiatives fail: 1. Failure to make the case for change and prepare the organization. Good change is good. Bad change is bad. True [...]

Under : Healthcare Executive Leadership.
May 20, 2014
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Response to question about Time Management

A member asks one of the most common questions we get: My most pressing question is how to manage tasks. I find myself putting out fires all day and getting behind on issues that are part of my role. I have been a Nurse Manager for a year now with training that can be labeled [...]

Under : Nurse Management Best Practices.
May 20, 2014
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