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Health Organizations: Theory, Behavior, and Development, 2nd Edition

  • James A. Johnson
  • ISBN-10: 1284109828
  • ISBN-13: 9781284109825
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2019 Published
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About the Product

Organizations are complex human systems that have evolved over time and continue to do so in an increasingly globalized, information enriched, technology intensive era such as the 21st century. This is especially so following the Affordable Care Act legislation and regulations in the U.S. The new Second Edition of Health Organizations: Theory, Behavior, and Development addresses these changes by integrating new content throughout every chapter and topic area. Health organizations are comprised of highly credentialed professionals who function under considerable scrutiny within many prescribed guidelines. The challenge of managing in this environment is great with the basis of any level of effectiveness coming from an understanding of individual, group, and organization behavior. Additionally, health organizations are not static, tasking leaders to facilitate and manage the change that is inevitable in modern organizations. This book will help the student and practitioner put to use theories of organization and knowledge of organization behavior in ways that foster change in productive and sustainable ways resulting in better outcomes. Students will learn systematic planned approaches for organization development and team building and by examining power, influence, conflict, motivation, and leadership in the context of health service delivery. The overall framework of the Second Edition remains the same as the first book with the following three sections: Part I - Organization Theory Past and Present Part II - Organization Dynamics and Human Behavior Part III - Organization Development and Sustainability The Second Edition introduces new elements including: chapter overviews; film learning exercises; key terms; case studies; chapter discussion questions; in-class exercises; online learning activities; key interviews with leaders and managers; appendix; study guide; and other supporting ancillaries.

Table of Contents

Part I: Organization Theory and Foundations
Chapter 1: Introduction to the Study of Health Organizations
Chapter 2: Anatomy and Physiology of Organization Theory
Chapter 3: Classical Theories of Organization
Chapter 4: Modern Theories of Organization
Chapter 5: Complexity and Postmodern Theories of Organization
Chapter 6: Theories of Organizational Leadership

Part II: Organization Behavior and Dynamics
Chapter 7: Human Behavior and Motivation in Health Organizations
Chapter 8: Group Dynamics and Healthcare Teams
Chapter 9: Power and Politics in Health Organizations
Chapter 10: Conflict Theory and Interpersonal Dynamics in Healthcare
Chapter 11: Models of Leadership Strategy and Influence for Healthcare
Chapter 12: Decision Making, Analytics, and Communication in Health Organizations
Chapter 13: Organization Pathology and Dysfunction in Healthcare
Chapter 14: Diversity, Inclusion, and Organization Culture in Healthcare

Part III: Organization Development and Change
Chapter 15: Ethics and Values in Health Organizations
Chapter 16: Physician and Clinician Integration and Leadership
Chapter 17: Governance and Board Development in Health Organizations
Chapter 18: Organizational Change and Sustainability in Healthcare
Chapter 19: Health Organization Development and Preparedness