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Leading for Health and Wellbeing

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April 2012 | 224 pages | Learning Matters
'Building on the core competences for public health, this book focuses on the key areas of leadership and collaborative working to improve health and wellbeing. Aimed at those undertaking Masters courses in public health and health promotion, (as well as those seeking to gain public health registration through the compilation and submission of a portfolio) this book focuses on leadership and collaborative working to improve health and wellbeing. Leadership, building alliances, developing capacity and capability, working in partnership with other practitioners, agencies and communities, understanding different organisational stuctures and cultures and working effectively across organisational boundaries are central themes throughout this book. Leadership skills such as negotiation, persuasion and influencing and the nature of power and the importance of understanding one's self and the communication process and project management skills and leading and managing change to improve health and wellbeing are considered. Case studies, activities and research summaries are used throughout the book to help the reader to understand how to apply the theory to practice.
Vicki Taylor
Introduction
Vicki Taylor
Leadership: What Is It?
Vicki Taylor
Leadership as a Social Process
Vicki Taylor
Working in and with Organisations
Steve Whiteman and Vicki Taylor
Leading Strategic Partnerships
Vicki Taylor
Skills for Leading
Susie Sykes
Leading Communities Collaboratively
John Harvey and Rhonda Ware
Leading at a Local Level
Vicki Taylor and Vivien Martin
Leading and Managing Projects
Vicki Taylor
Leading and Managing Change

Good for post graduates.

Dr Sally Robinson
Department of Health Wellbeing and the Family, Canterbury Christ Church University
May 24, 2012

Useful for students depending on their area of interest

Mrs Nicola Meek
Social Work, Merthyr Tydfil College
May 23, 2012
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