Public & Nonprofit Management Products

  • Practical Lean Leadership for Health Care Managers

    A Guide to Sustainable and Effective Application of Lean Principles

    By Kjeld H. Aij, Bas Lohman

    Lean is a management philosophy that strives to achieve improvement and reduce waste with the help of everyone in the organization. This book is about lean in healthcare and specifically examines the demands for making lean successful and how the manager plays a key role in achieving this. The case…

    Paperback – 2016-01-14 
    Productivity Press

  • Leveraging Data in Healthcare

    Best Practices for Controlling, Analyzing, and Using Data

    By Rebecca Mendoza Saltiel Busch

    The healthcare industry is in a state of accelerated transition. The proliferation of data and its assimilation, access, use, and security are ever-increasing challenges. Finding ways to operationalize business and clinical data management in the face of government and market mandates is enough to…

    Paperback – 2016-01-06 
    CRC Press

  • Strategies, Leadership and Complexity in Crisis and Emergency Operations

    By Stig Johannessen

    Strategies, Leadership and Complexity in Crisis and Emergency Operations will bring together the main themes of strategy, operational leadership, organizational dynamics and complexity in the context of crisis and emergency operations; creating a book that is timely and relevant for research and…

    Hardback – 2016-01-04 
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • The Social Organization of Disease

    Emotions and Civic Action

    By Jochen Kleres

    Hardback – 2015-12-31 
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Government Contracting

    A Public Solutions Handbook

    Edited by Robert A Shick

    Government contracting is one of the most important issues facing federal, state, and local governments. As governments contend with lower tax revenues and a growing belief that smaller government is better government, contracting has become a fundamental means of providing goods and services to…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21 
    The Public Solutions Handbook Series

  • Management Innovations for Healthcare Organizations

    Adopt, Abandon or Adapt?

    Edited by Anders Örtenblad, Carina Abrahamson Löfström, Rod Sheaff

    Innovations in management are becoming more numerous and diverse, and are appearing in organizations providing many different kinds of products and services. The purpose of this book is to examine whether some widely-promoted examples of these management innovations – ranging from techniques such…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16 
    Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations

  • Achieving Safe Health Care

    Delivery of Safe Patient Care at Baylor Scott & White Health

    By Jan Compton

    The need to improve patient safety is stronger now than ever before, but many organizations lack the knowledge of the necessary steps to develop and implement effective patient safety changes. This book will provide a detailed overview of the Baylor Scott & White Health approach to the delivery…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16 
    Productivity Press

  • Innovation in the Public and Nonprofit Sectors

    A Public Solutions Handbook

    Edited by Patria De Lancer Julnes, Ed Gibson

    In the organizational context, the word "innovation" is often associated with private sector organizations, which are often perceived as more agile, adaptable, and able to withstand change than government agencies and nonprofit organizations. But the reality is that, while they may struggle, public…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09 
    The Public Solutions Handbook Series

  • Accountable

    The Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance Accountable Care Journey

    Edited by Carl Couch, MD, MMM, FAAFP

    Many health care organizations need to improve health care quality and lower costs but lack specific strategies and tactics for implementing these changes. Baylor Scott & White Health has established and continues to develop an accountable care organization called the Baylor Scott & White…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09 
    Productivity Press

  • Data Warehousing for Biomedical Informatics

    By Richard E. Biehl

    Data Warehousing for Biomedical Informatics is a step-by-step how-to guide for designing and building an enterprise-wide data warehouse across a biomedical or healthcare institution, using a four-iteration lifecycle and standardized design pattern. It enables you to quickly implement a…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08 
    Auerbach Publications

  • Telehealth in Rural Hospitals

    Lessons Learned from Pennsylvania

    By CJ Rhoads

    Improving the quality of healthcare while increasing accessibility and lowering costs is a complex dilemma facing rural communities around the world. The Center for Rural Pennsylvania believed that telehealth, the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02 
    Productivity Press

  • Creating and Implementing Public Policy

    Cross-sectoral debates

    Edited by Gemma Carey, Kathy Landvogt, Jo Barraket

    In order to address major social policy problems, governments need to break down sectoral barriers and create better working relationships between practitioners, policymakers and researchers. Currently, major blockages exist, and stereotypes abound. Academics are seen as out-of-touch and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

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