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Leadership and Management in Integrated Services
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Leadership and Management in Integrated Services

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Interprofessional working

May 2009 | 192 pages | Learning Matters
Government drivers promote integrated health and social care services for children and adults yet the field is immensely complex, with the involvement of multiple agencies, professionals and other stakeholders. This book will help students and new practitioners make sense of this rapidly changing scene. It provides an overview and introduction to core leadership and management principles, the key management structures and organisations that comprise integrated services. It also considers some of the differences and dilemmas arising from the range of professions and organisations involved in delivering integrated services.
 
The emergence of leadership theory: From twentieth to twenty-first century
 
Repeating history? Observations on the development of law and policy for integrated practice
 
Management and leadership: From strategy to service delivery
 
Leading in complex environments
 
From transition to transformation: Leading the management of change
 
Ethics, vision and values: The challenge of spirituality
 
Emotional intelligence, emotion and collaborative leadership
 
Professional roles and workforce development
 
Leadership in practice: Difficulties and dilemmas
 
Concluding comments: service user perspectives

"Offers a clear insight into the issues facing leadership and management in IS. Extremely well written and easy to understand." Senior Lecturer, University of Worcester.


This book gives good insight into the leadership challenges for integrated services and highlights the need for new approaches within the sector.

The book is easy to follow and would appeal to a wide range of students at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Mrs Sharon Towse
Centre for Educational Studies, University of Hull
March 19, 2013

I used this more for working on course material and notes rather than recommending to my students - interesting

Miss Isabelle King
WFD, national Council of Voluntary Youth Services
August 17, 2012

great undergraduate text

Ms Melanie Feek
Community and Youth, College of St Mark and St John
June 19, 2012

This textbook is well written and provides essential guidance for both qualified practitioners and those about about to qualify.
The use of case studies and activities assists in applying the principles

Geoff Speight
Nursing Department (Preston), Central Lancashire University
May 1, 2012

This is a useful book although the style is less academic than is required for this module, which is a professional doctorate. However, it provides a useful grounding for students new to the subject and has some useful case studies/exercises.

Dr Jennifer Gosling
Health Services Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
April 30, 2012

Good to have a book that starts from the premise of integrated working and relates this to the work context.

Dr Hazel Wright
Education, Anglia Ruskin University
December 20, 2011

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