Culture and Climate in Health Care Organisations by Jeffrey Braithwaite, Paula Hyde, Catherine Pope

By Jeffrey Braithwaite, Paula Hyde, Catherine Pope

This e-book showcases foreign examine on health and wellbeing care businesses. It offers diversified and multidisciplinary ways to learning differing well-being care settings, in overseas context. those ways diversity from intensive remark to questionnaire dependent measures, investigating a spectrum of healthiness care pros.

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Climate has since expanded to be viewed by many as a systems-wide, organizational-environmental construct, metaphorically akin to the weather. More often than not, culture is also conceived broadly, not so much as an organizational variable but as a way of understanding or expressing organizational life holistically, that is, the sum total of enacted behaviours, meanings and attitudes. A problem challenging culture researchers is the way in which many cultures manifest; is it feasible to see one meta-organizational culture, multiple sub-cultures, or many micro-cultures?

In 2006, Dr Wagar received the International Personnel Management Association’s (IPMA Canada) President’s Award for outstanding contributions to the field of human resource management. Dr Wagar’s research is primarily in the areas of human resource management, labour and employment law, and workforce reduction/organizational restructuring. Kieran Walshe is an academic with some 20 years experience working in health services research. His main research interests are centred on quality and performance in health care organizations, and have included topics such as the development of clinical audit and clinical governance; clinical negligence and patient safety; inquiries into major failures in care; organizational failure and turnaround; and regulation and inspection in the health care sector.

He has authored several books and over 100 journal articles, book chapters and scientific papers, and provides advice to a range of national and international agencies, including the WHO, International Society for Quality in Health Care, HM Treasury, The UK Department of Health, The Healthcare Commission and the UK National Patient Safety Agency. He is a Visiting Research Fellow at Bocconi University and a Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo. Russell was recipient of the 2005 Baxter book award presented by the European Health Management Association for – Cultures for Performance in Healthcare.

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