Dickinson, Helen

The Reform of Health Care

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Helen Dickinson, Russell Mannion

Section 1. The Role of Professionals in Implementing Policy

2. The Lost Health Service Tribe:In Search of Middle Managers
Paula Hyde, Edward Granter, Leo McCann, John Hassard

3. Managing the Psychological Contract in Health and Social Care: The Role of Policy
Delia Wainwright, Sally Sambrook

4. Autonomy in Health Care Practice: A Paradise Lost?
Peter L. Hupe

5. Affording Discretion in How Policy Objectives are Achieved: Lessons from Clinician Involvement in Managerial Decision-Making
Aoife McDermot, Mary A. Keating, Malcolm J. Beynon

6. Comparing the Quality of Working Life of Doctors with Other Workers Across Europe
Annabelle Mark, Suzan Lewis, Michael Brookes

Section 2. The Role of Culture and Institutions in Implementing Policy

7. The Role of Organisational Identity in Health Care Mergers: An NHS Example
Niamh Lennox-Chhugani

8. Organisational Networks — Can They Deliver Improvements in Health Care?
Sue Dopson, Gerry McGivern, Ewan Ferlie, Louise Fitzgerald

9. Discourses in Health Care Policy: Comparing UK and Canada
Eivor Oborn, Michael Barrett, Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou, Yolande E. Chan

10. Patient Safety: Whose Vision?
Kathryn Charles, Lorna McKee, Sharon McCann

Section 3. Case Studies on Implementation and Reform

11. Inside Foundation Trust Hospitals: Using Archetype Theory to Understand How Freedoms Translate into Practice
Rachael Addicott, Francesca Frosini

12. Structuring Emergency Care: Policy and Organisational Behavioural Dimensions
Peter Nugus, Mohamud Sheikh, Jeffrey Braithwaite

13. Chronicling Twenty Years of Health Reform in Czech Republic
Sharon L. Oswald, Rene McEldowney

14. Achieving and Resisting Change: Workarounds Straddling and Widening Gaps in Health Care
Deborah Debono, David Greenfield, Deborah Black, Jeffrey Braithwaite

15. Taking Policy-Practice Gaps Seriously: The Experience of Primary Health Care Networks in Western Canada
Ann Casebeer, Trish Reay

16. A Very Unpleasant Disease: Successful Post-Crisis Management in a Hospital Setting
Colin J. Pilbeam, David A. Buchanan

17. Conclusions
Helen Dickinson, Russell Mannion

Keywords: Business and Management, Organization, Social Policy, Health Administration, Behavioral/Experimental Economics, Popular Science in Medicine and Health, International Economics

Publication year
Organizational Behaviour in Health Care series
Page amount
259 pages
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