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Strategic Human Resource Management in Health Care : Advances in Health Care Management - Grant T. Savage

Strategic Human Resource Management in Health Care

Advances in Health Care Management

By: Grant T. Savage (Editor), Myron D. Fottler (Editor), Naresh Khatri (Editor)

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Published: 27th July 2010
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Strategic management of HR in health care is important in delivering high-quality patient care. Given that salary and wages constitute about 65 to 80% of the total operating budget in a typical health care organization and also the fact that people play a critical role in delivering high quality patient care, it is imperative for health care organizations to manage their human resources more effectively. Unfortunately, the HR function remains one of the most neglected in health care organizations and 'warm body syndrome' seems to characterize the role of HRM in health care organizations. The purpose of the special issue of AHCM on Human Resource Management is to explore the strategic role that HR function can play in delivering high quality and affordable health care.

List of Contributorsp. vii
List of Reviewersp. ix
Introduction: Current and Future Directions for Strategic Human Resource Management in Health Carep. xi
Strategic Initiatives in Human Resources Management
Commitment-Based Management Practices and High Performance: The Case of Pfizer's Loughbeg Tablet Plantp. 3
High-Involvement Work Practices and Social Capital Formation: Examining the Role of Strategic Orientation in Nursing Homesp. 25
Managing Motivation Among Health Care Professionalsp. 47
Lead for Demand and Lag for Supply: The Use of Pay Level to Predict Hospital Performancep. 79
Safety Culture as a Contemporary Healthcare Construct: Theoretical Review, Research Assessment, and Translation to Human Resource Managementp. 97
Human Resources Management and Disruptive Technologies
Human Resources Implications of Low-Cost Disruptive Innovation in Health Care: The Case of Retail Clinicsp. 137
Overcoming the Unintended Adverse Consequences of Implementing Health it Through Human Resource and Knowledge Managementp. 163
The Crucial Role of People and Information in Health Care Organizationsp. 195
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ISBN: 9781849509480
ISBN-10: 1849509484
Series: Advances in Health Care Management
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 232
Published: 27th July 2010
Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.48