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From Management to Leadership: Strategies for Transforming Health, 3rd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-01555-1
416 pages
March 2011, Jossey-Bass
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From Management to Leadership identifies the fundamental interpersonal skills that every health care leader (and aspiring leader) needs to develop in order to be a successful executive or manager. The third edition of the classic text offers suggestions for developing and improving essential health care leadership skills. Written to be a practical guide, the book presents concepts and skills that can be immediately applied to everyday situations. Completely revised and updated, this edition includes new concepts and resources based on the latest research and practices.

Praise for the Third Edition of From Management to Leadership

"As leaders, we want engagement, commitment, ownership, teamwork, and results. Jo Manion illuminates the interpersonal skills that are pivotal. She provides the how in a way that's convincing, refreshing, mind-stretching, and practical." —Wendy Leebov, EdD, president, Wendy Leebov and Associates

"This third edition continues the tradition of enumerating the incisive and articulate response of leaders to the complexities of the age and of the necessary recalibration of the leader's role. I encourage contemporary leaders to see this text as a must have in their leadership library: I certainly have it in mine!" —Tim Porter-O'Grady, DM, EdD, ScD(h), APRN, FAAN, senior partner, Tim Porter-O'Grady Associates, Inc. and associate professor, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University

"Finally, a book that addresses the need for health care leaders and aspiring leaders to be much more than good managers. This book gives practical, concrete, and insightful strategies to becoming a great leader." —Katherine W. Vestal, RN, PhD, FACHE, FAAN, president, Work Innovations LLC

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Preface.

Acknowledgments.

The Author.

1. Leadership: An Elusive Concept.

2. Cultivating the Leadership Relationship.

3. Building Commitment: Getting Others to Follow.

4. Communicating with Clarity.

5. The Art of Effectively Facilitating Processes.

6. Getting Results.

7. Developing Others.

8. Conclusion: Leading in the Future.

References.

Index.

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Jo Manion, PhD, a nationally recognized speaker, consultant, and author, is the president of Manion and Associates, a health care consulting practice in Oviedo, Florida. She is the author of seven previous books, including the recently released The Engaged Workforce.

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