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Leading, Managing, Caring: Understanding Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care

MacKian, Sara and Simons, Joan eds. (2013). Leading, Managing, Caring: Understanding Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care. Abingdon: Routledge in association with The Open University.

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Abstract

Effective leadership and management in health and social care are built on good practice, strong relationships and a critical understanding of the wider context in which care takes place. Leading, Managing, Caring illustrates how leadership and management work in everyday settings, providing invaluable support to those practising or studying in the area. The book introduces the four core building blocks of the caring manager or leader: personal awareness, team awareness, goal awareness and contextual awareness. Together these form a firm foundation for understanding and practice. Drawing on up-to-date case studies, the authors explore how critical theoretical understanding can support practical attempts to work through complex situations with a diverse range of people. Also included is a toolkit containing carefully selected and practical tools for leading and managing change. This comprehensive textbook is suitable for existing and aspiring managers and leaders in a range of health and social care professions, or anyone interested in understanding more about the complex landscape in which care services are managed and delivered in the UK.

Item Type: Edited Book
ISBN: 0-415-65851-9, 978-0-415-65851-5
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Health, Wellbeing and Social Care > Health and Social Care
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Health, Wellbeing and Social Care
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Research Group: OpenSpace Research Centre (OSRC)
Item ID: 49610
Depositing User: Joan Simons
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2017 12:06
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 10:52
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/49610
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