Instructor Resources: Instructor's Manual, TestBank, Answer Key, Case Studies
In one comprehensive resource, Organizational Behavior, Theory, and Design in Health Care integrates the study of organizational behavior and organizational theory within the dynamic context of the healthcare industry.
Using a unique meso-perspective, award-winning author Nancy Borkowski explores healthcare organizations from both the micro-level (individual behavior in leadership, intrapersonal and interpersonal issues, groups and teams, managing organizational change) as well as the macro-level (the organization as a whole).
Future and practicing healthcare managers alike will benefit from this reader-friendly, practical text which draws deeply from current research articles, case studies, and healthcare management journals.
- Provides a clear and comprehensive overview of the essential topics in organizational behavior and organizational theory from the healthcare manager’s perspective.
- Uses reader-friendly, accessible language to engage the reader.
- Is filled with real-world examples, surveys, and questionnaires to enhance learning.
- Additional Case Studies
- Detailed Answers to the End-of-Chapter Questions
- In-Class Activities
- Journal Article Abstracts/Links
- PowerPoint Slides - COMING SOON!
About the Author
Section One Micro Level- The Individual
Part 1 Introduction
Chapter 1 Overview and History of Organizational Behavior
Chapter 2 Diversity and Cultural Competency in Health Care
Chapter 3 Perceptions, Attitudes, and Attribution
Chapter 4 Workplace Communication
Part 2 Understanding Individual Behaviors
Chapter 5 Content Theories of Motivation
Chapter 6 Process Theories of Motivation
Chapter 7 Attribution Theory and Motivation
Part 3 Leadership
Chapter 8 Power, Politics, and Influence
Chapter 9 Trait and Behavioral Theories of Leadership
Chapter 10 Contingency Theories and Situational Models of Leadership
Chapter 11 Contemporary Leadership Theories and Leadership Development
Part 4 Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Issues
Chapter 12 Stress in the Workplace and Stress Management
Chapter 13 Decision Making
Chapter 14 Conflict Management and Negotiation Skills
Part 5 Groups and Teams
Chapter 15 Overview of Group Dynamics
Chapter 16 Groups
Chapter 17 Work Teams and Team Building
Part 6 Managing Organizational Change
Chapter 18 Organizational Development
Chapter 19 Managing Resistance to Change
Section Two Macro Level - The Organization
Part 7 Organization Theory and Design
Chapter 20 Overview and History of Organizational Theory
Chapter 21 Strategy and Structure
Chapter 22 Organization Structures: Contextual Dimension
Chapter 23 Organization Design Parameters: Internal Characteristics
Nancy Borkowski, DBA, CPA, FACHE, FHFMA-Professor, School of Health Professions, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
Dr. Nancy Borkowski has over 17 years as an academician serving in faculty positions at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Florida International University and St. Thomas University. In addition, Dr. Borkowski has over 20 years experience in the healthcare industry holding executive positions in physician practice management and managed care. Dr. Borkowski is a two time past recipient of the American College of Healthcare Executive’s Southern Florida Senior Career Healthcare Executive Award. Dr. Borkowski is a certified public accountant and holds Fellow status with both the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). Dr. Borkowski is a nationally recognized author with the first edition of her book Organizational Behavior in Health Care being referred to as “one of the most significant advances in the field of health services administration” which was awarded the AJN 2005 Book of the Year Award for nursing leadership and management. Her work has been published in Leadership in Health Services, Group & Organization Management, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Health Care Management Review, Journal of Ambulatory Care Management, Journal of Health Administration Education, Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, International Journal of Public Administration, and various other journals. Dr. Borkowski teaches leadership, organizational behavior, and strategic management and is a past recipient of the American College of Healthcare Executives’ Excellence in Teaching Award. Dr. Borkowski continues to consult with and serve on many healthcare companies’ boards. In 2009, she received the Follmer Bronze Merit Award from HFMA and in 2012, Dr. Borkowski was presented ACHE’s Exemplary Service Award for providing significant leadership and contributions to further professional excellence at the chapter, regional and/or national levels.
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