Using construction as their metaphor, authors Joe Tye and Bob Dent make a compelling case that an organization's invisible architecture ? a foundation of core values, a superstructure of organizational culture, and the interior finish of workplace attitude ? is no less important than its visible architecture. Further, they assert that culture will not change unless people change, and people will not change unless they are inspired to do so and given the right tools. Building a Culture of Ownership in Healthcare takes readers on a journey from accountability to ownership[md]providing a proven model, strategies, and practical solutions to help improve organizational culture in the healthcare setting. Learn how investing in your organization and your people can enable a significant, successful change in productivity; employee engagement; nurse satisfaction, recruitment, and retention; quality of care; patient satisfaction; and financial outcomes.
There is much discussion around cultural sensitivity and cultural expertise, but now the discussion has shifted to cultural sensibility, which is a deliberate behavior that proactively provides an enriched provider consumer/patient interaction, where the health care provider acknowledges cultural issues and situations through thoughtful reasoning, responsiveness, and discreet (attentive, considerate, and observant) interactions. In this highly practical and informative handbook, author Sally Ellis Fletcher offers healthcare providers a process that encourages them to first consider their own attitudes, biases, beliefs, and prejudices through self-reflection. Cultural Sensibility in Healthcare challenges readers to examine cultural issues beyond just theory and to instead explore culture as it affects your professional role thus creating culturally sensibility health care
.... provides staff nurses and their managers with the knowledge they need to: Identify verbal abuse, bullying, and other detrimental behaviors; Develop responses to defuse or head off such behaviors; Create positive alternatives to hostility.
"Reveals how health care providers can revitalize medicine - and help control costs - by taking control of their jobs, improving existing processes, sharing decision-making, boosting one another's self-esteem and rising to face challenges together. The book also zeroes in on the special needs, rights, and responsibilities of patients."
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