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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Lexa, Frank James.
Leadership Lessons for Health Care Providers.
London : Academic Press, imprint of Elsevier, 
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Frank James Lexa
|Description:||1 online resource|
|Contents:||Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1 --
Leadership and its Challenges; Leadership in time; Challenges to healthcare leadership and leaders; Changing healthcare; Healthcare costs and change; How to get started; Chapter 2 --
Profiles in Leadership: What Does it Mean to Be a Great Leader; Does Leadership Matter to Healthcare Professionals?; Who Should Lead in Healthcare?; Chapter 3 --
Deciding to Lead: When and Why to Begin to Take on Leadership Roles; Introduction; Making and standing by tough decisions: A business case study. Chapter 4 --
Your First 100 Days: Facing the Challenge of Becoming a New LeaderIntroduction; Your first 100 days: hit the ground running€hard ... very hard; Change in a Position Requires Both Internal and External Changes; Gather as Much Information as You Can; The Right Questions to Ask Internally; Have an Agenda and Implement it Aggressively; Keep Asking Yourself: What Is My Agenda?; Set Appropriate Expectations; Build Your Team; Reach Out; Where Do You Go From Here?; Chapter 5 --
The Unexpected Leader: Challenges of Having Leadership Thrust Upon You; Introduction; Preparation. Prevention by paying attentionParachuting in; Step 1: Have a Meeting With the Person or Persons or Group That Has Asked You to Lead; Step 2: If Possible, Meet With and Debrief the Person Who Has Just Left; Step 3: As I Outlined in the Prior Chapter, Meet With the€Key People at Every Level in Your Organization as Quickly as€Possible; Step 4: Set Priorities for Both the First 100€Days, but Also for Your Leadership Tenure; Step 5: Build a Team of Capable People Who You Can Trust; Step 6: Spend Time Prioritizing What Needs to Be Done; Step 7: Set an Agenda for Your Goals; Key points. Chapter 6 --
Leading From BelowChapter 7 --
Qualities of Great Leadership; Introduction; An expert's view on leadership; Chapter 8 --
Delegation: Getting It Right to Lead Successfully; Introduction; Drivers that force delegation in€organizations; Effective delegation; Executive delegation, the extremes: Carter and Reagan; Getting delegation right: the rules; Chapter 9 --
Making the Grade: Levels of Leadership; Introduction; The impact of leadership: the effect of€scalability; Levels of leadership-what they mean: Collins' classification; Limitations of Using the System in Some Institutions. Putting This Into Use for UsBringing back grades: how do you implement this?; Chapter 10 --
Educating Leaders: A Foundation Curriculum for HealthCare Professionals; Introduction; Level I: goals; Curriculum issues; Chapter 11 --
Learning to Lead: Best Practices for Getting Started; Introduction; How to learn with a formal curriculum; Seminars, durable lectures, and other materials; Mentorship; Building a network; Chapter 12 --
Leadership-Organizational Styles and Types; Introduction; Authoritarian organizations: the good, the bad, and the ugly; Democracy and its detractors.