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Leadership for healthcare

Jean Hartley


It is vital for healthcare leaders to have a clear sense of which leadership ideas and practices are rooted in sound theory and convincing evidence, and which are more speculative. This book provides a coherent set of six lenses through which to scrutinise the leadership literature relevant to healthcare — leadership concepts, characteristics, contexts, challenges, capabilities and consequences. It offers a view of leadership beyond the traditional focus on the individual, and argues instead that leadership has to be understood and developed as a complex set of practices by many people within ... More

Keywords: leadership, healthcare, healthcare leaders, challenges, capabilities

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9781847424877
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847424877.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jean Hartley, author