Articles, Publications and Books
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Three keys for adapting to any career change
21st Century Challenges and the Impact of Physician Leadership Styles
This article is a study of physician leadership styles using the DiSC , based upon a sample of 232 physician managers. The article formulates practical recommendations for both physician managers and administrators for leading medical groups to respond more effectively to the challenges and opportunities facing medical groups in the 21st century.
A Path to Clinical and Business Excellence
Every employee brings his or her own strengths–and level of initiative–to the urgent care center. How do you ensure that each is contributing to the goals of the business?
Leadership, stewardship and disruptive behavior
Physician executives would undoubtedly prefer to spend the bulk of their time inspiring great employees and building productive teams instead of struggling with disruptive physician behavior. Explore ways to diminish the frequency and intensity of disruptive behavior in your organization and identify your roles, rights, responsibilities and accountabilities as a physician leader.
Disruptive Behavior and Workplace Bullying
The author defines disruptive behavior; distinguishes among disruptive, impaired, and incompetent behavior; describes the prevalence of disruptive behavior; and identifies some recommendations to prevent and reolve disruptive behavior in hospitals.
Positively Influencing Physicians
Physicians often determine the demand for health care services, as well as control the clinical processes aimed at improving health outcomes at the individual and population level. Given their important role in enhancing health status and improving health care delivery system, it is critical that physician executives master the tools necessary to positively influence behavior.
Normative and Process-Oriented Ethical Approaches
Bullying is a serious problem in today’s workplace, in that, a large percentage of employees have either been bullied or knows someone who has. There are a variety of ethical concerns dealing with bullying—that is, courses of action to manage the bullying contain some serious ethical/legal concerns. The inadequacies of legal protections for bullying in the U.S. workplace also compound the approaches available to deal ethically with bullying.
Beyond Behavioral Finance
Twenty-five years ago, a group of innovative psycholgoists tured conventional thinking aabout market behaviors upside down. The resulting body of knowledge fuses economics and psychology and has, since then, become broadly known as behavioral finance. Simply put, behavioral fiannce holds that emotions and cognitive errors influence investors and their decision-making processes.