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Launching and leading change initiatives in health care organizations : managing successful projects / David A. Shore.

Author/Creator:
Shore, David A., author.
Publication:
San Francisco, California : Joseey-Bass, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (173 pages) : illustrations, tables
Series:
Jossey-Bass Public Health
Jossey-Bass Public Health
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Subjects:
Health services administration -- Case studies.
Organizational innovation -- Case studies.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Implement change that fosters sustainable growth and better patient care Health care projects depend on astute management of change. But more than anything else, they depend on leaders who pay attention, who understand the importance of starting right, and who know how to launch projects that succeed. If leaders can increase the percentage of successful projects, patients, and practitioners everywhere will be better off and so will the organizations that depend on these projects for innovation.
Contents:
Part 1, Changing Health Care. Introduction: The Need for Change
How Organizations Can Really Change
A Better Approach
From "Projects" to Change Events
Criteria for an Initiative's Success
Failure Rates
Doing the Right Thing Right
Appropriate Measures of Success
Careful Management of Risk
Planning: Seeds of Success and Failure
A Time for Planning
Learning from Failure
Part 2, Select the Right Projects. Introduction:
Identifying and Creating the Right Initiatives
Change Initiatives as Strategic Planning
Where Good Project Ideas Originate
Developing Project Concepts
Smart growth
Selecting, Prioritizing, and Monitoring Change Initiatives
The Project and Portfolio Management Review Board
Criteria for Project Selection; Prioritizing Projects
Monitoring Projects
Part 3, Choose the Right People. Introduction: How Important Are Decisions about People?
What You Are Looking For
Hard and Soft Skills
Crucial Conversations
Emotional Intelligence
Trust
Assembling the Individuals for a Change Event
"Dunbar's Number" for Change Teams
The Right Mixtures of People
Roles on the Team
The Right Number of Projects
The Project Management Human Capital Inventory
Do People Make a Team?
Converting Individuals into a Project Implementation Team
On boarding a Group
Beginning the On boarding Process: Day Zero
The Next Step: Day One
Decisions and Tracking
Passion and Enthusiasm
Alignment
Trust
The First Mile and Beyond.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes index.
ISBN:
1-118-41892-1