Building a Culture of Ownership in Healthcare

  • Filename: building-a-culture-of-ownership-in-healthcare.
  • ISBN: 9781945157172
  • Release Date: 2017-03-14
  • Number of pages: 302
  • Author: Joe Tye
  • Publisher: Sigma Theta Tau



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 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.

All Hands on Deck

  • Filename: all-hands-on-deck.
  • ISBN: 0470637498
  • Release Date: 2010-06-22
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Author: Joe Tye
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



In the stormy seas of today's world economy, organizations need all hands on deck In the stormy seas of today's world economy, organizations need people to own their work, not just rent a spot on the organization chart. All Hands on Deck is a fun-to-read story that is both a business strategy book about creating competitive advantage through corporate culture, and a personal development book that will inspire readers to be more committed and engaged with their work and their organizations. Drawing upon the wisdom of some of the greatest and most beloved business leaders of the 20th century, this essential guide: Creates a virtual roadmap for building a culture of ownership where so workers are inspired to think and act like partners in the enterprise, and not just hired hands Shares practical and proven strategies for earning employee buy-in and commitment to the values, vision, and purpose of the organization Features the real-world wisdom of some of the most successful and beloved business leaders of the 20th century, including Walt Disney, Ray Kroc, Mary Kay Ash, Bill Hewlett, and Dave Packard A stirring resource for today's business environment, All Hands on Deck shares the tools you need to create an organization that competes and succeeds in today's turbulent world, and the inspiration that your people need to put those tools to work.

The Baptist Health Care Journey to Excellence

  • Filename: the-baptist-health-care-journey-to-excellence.
  • ISBN: 1118046099
  • Release Date: 2011-01-31
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Author: Al Stubblefield
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



"This crystal-clear book offers to any who will listen invaluable, detailed guidance on how and why to move toward a true culture of excellence in hospital care. It isn't easy, but, as their results show, it's a journey well worth taking."—Donald M. Berwick, MD, president and CEO, Institute for Healthcare Improvement The Baptist Health Care Journey to Excellence presents tested principles and best practices to help improve your corporate culture and customer satisfaction, which will lead to loyalty, stability, sustained productivity, and profitability in your own organization. Order your copy today!

Toxic Nursing

  • Filename: toxic-nursing.
  • ISBN: 9781937554422
  • Release Date: 2013
  • Number of pages: 344
  • Author: Cheryl Dellasega
  • Publisher: Sigma Theta Tau



Nurse Managers and nurse administrators at all levels are frequently confronted by the need to manage employee issues arising from interpersonal relationships. These include: conflict (relational Aggression or covert bullying), cynicism (negative work attitudes), and calamity (drama and overt antagonism). As a much needed follow up to When Nurses Hurt Nurses (STTI, 2011), this book offers numerous concrete strategies for common employee challenges that nurse supervisors face.

Act Like an Owner

  • Filename: act-like-an-owner.
  • ISBN: 0471322857
  • Release Date: 1999-03-25
  • Number of pages: 235
  • Author: Robert M. Blonchek
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Tells how to create an employee ownership program that will encourage workers to identify with the company's overall goals

The Florence Prescription

  • Filename: the-florence-prescription.
  • ISBN: 1500693103
  • Release Date: 2014-02-25
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Joe Tye
  • Publisher: CreateSpace



No one has ever faced a healthcare crisis as dire as the one that confronted Florence Nightingale at the Scutari Barrack Hospital, yet despite the challenges over a 2-year period she defined the nursing profession and created a blueprint for the hospital as we know it today. Now she returns to Memorial Medical Center to help the leadership team foster a stronger culture of ownership. In this heartwarming and thought-provoking story you will learn: -Why no one ever checks the oil in a rental car, and proven strategies to foster a culture of ownership - Why a culture of ownership requires people who are Emotionally Positive, Self Empowered, and Fully Engaged (the 3 commitments of The Florence Challenge) - Why you need a blueprint for the Invisible Architecture of your organization and how to use a construction metaphor to create one - The 8 essential characteristics of a culture of ownership - How to use The Pickle Pledge to help people confront toxic emotional negativity and promote a more positive and productive workplace attitude - How the 7 promises of The Self-Empowerment Pledge can help you foster a more empowering culture With more than 200,000 copies in circulation in more than 500 hospitals and healthcare organizations, The Florence Prescription is the gift to your people that is also an investment in your organization. The Florence Challenge website includes a wealth of resources to help you optimize the impact of this book including leader's guide, PowerPoint study guide, webinar, and downloadable Florence Challenge Certificate of Commitment."

Accountability

  • Filename: accountability.
  • ISBN: 9781118353028
  • Release Date: 2012-01-31
  • Number of pages: 32
  • Author: Center for Creative Leadership (CCL)
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



More and more managerial challenges require leaders to be accountable-to take initiative without having full authority for the process or the outcomes. Accountability goes beyond responsibility. Whereas responsibility is generally delegated by the boss, the organization, or by virtue of position, accountability is having an intrinsic sense of ownership of the task and the willingness to face the consequences that come with success or failure. Through this guidebook you will learn how your organization and its leaders can create a culture that fosters accountability by focusing on five areas: support, freedom, information, resources, and goal and role clarity.

How to Create a Culture of Achievement in Your School and Classroom

  • Filename: how-to-create-a-culture-of-achievement-in-your-school-and-classroom.
  • ISBN: 9781416614579
  • Release Date: 2012-04-27
  • Number of pages: 223
  • Author: Douglas Fisher
  • Publisher: ASCD



What does it feel like to walk into your school? Is it a welcoming place, where everyone feels valued? Most school improvement efforts focus on academic goals, instructional models, curriculum, and assessments. But sometimes what can make or break your learning community are the intangibles--the relationships, identity, and connections that make up its culture. Authors Fisher, Frey, and Pumpian believe that no school improvement effort will be effective unless school culture is addressed. They identify five pillars that are critical to building a culture of achievement: 1. Welcome: Imagine if all staff members in your school considered it their job to make every student, parent, and visitor feel noticed, welcomed, and valued. 2. Do no harm: Your school rules should be tools for teaching students to become the moral and ethical citizens you expect them to be. 3. Choice words: When the language students hear helps them tell a story about themselves that is one of possibility and potential, students perform in ways that are consistent with that belief. 4. It's never too late to learn: Can you push students to go beyond the minimum needed to get by, to discover what they are capable of achieving? 5. Best school in the universe: Is your school the best place to teach and learn? The best place to work? Drawing on their years of experience in the classroom, the authors explain how these pillars support good teaching and learning. In addition, they provide 19 action research tools that will help you create a culture of achievement, so that your school or classroom is the best it can be. After reading this book, you'll see why culture makes the difference between a school that enables success for all students and a school that merely houses those students during the school day.

The Oz Principle

  • Filename: the-oz-principle.
  • ISBN: 1101216190
  • Release Date: 1998-10-01
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Roger Connors
  • Publisher: Penguin



The definitive book on workplace accountability by the New York Times bestselling authors of How Did That Happen? Since it was originally published in 1994, The Oz Principle has sold nearly 600,000 copies and become the worldwide bible on accountability. Through its practical and invaluable advice, thousands of companies have learned just how vital personal and organizational accountability is for a company to achieve and maintain its best results. At the core of the authors' message is the idea that when people take personal ownership of their organization's goals and accept responsibility for their own performance, they become more invested and work at a higher level to ensure not only their own success, but everyone's. Now more than ever, The Oz Principle is vital to anyone charged with obtaining results. It is a must have, must read, and must apply classic business book. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Transparency

  • Filename: transparency.
  • ISBN: 1118039572
  • Release Date: 2010-12-21
  • Number of pages: 144
  • Author: Warren Bennis
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



In Transparency, the authors–a powerhouse trio in the field of leadership–look at what conspires against "a culture of candor" in organizations to create disastrous results, and suggest ways that leaders can achieve healthy and honest openness. They explore the lightning-rod concept of "transparency"–which has fast become the buzzword not only in business and corporate settings but in government and the social sector as well. Together Bennis, Goleman, and O'Toole explore why the containment of truth is the dearest held value of far too many organizations and suggest practical ways that organizations, their leaders, their members, and their boards can achieve openness. After years of dedicating themselves to research and theory, at first separately, and now jointly, these three leadership giants reveal the multifaceted importance of candor and show what promotes transparency and what hinders it. They describe how leaders often stymie the flow of information and the structural impediments that keep information from getting where it needs to go. This vital resource is written for any organization–business, government, and nonprofit–that must achieve a culture of candor, truth, and transparency.

Creating a Data Driven Organization

  • Filename: creating-a-data-driven-organization.
  • ISBN: 9781491916889
  • Release Date: 2015-07-23
  • Number of pages: 302
  • Author: Carl Anderson
  • Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."



What do you need to become a data-driven organization? Far more than having big data or a crack team of unicorn data scientists, it requires establishing an effective, deeply-ingrained data culture. This practical book shows you how true data-drivenness involves processes that require genuine buy-in across your company, from analysts and management to the C-Suite and the board. Through interviews and examples from data scientists and analytics leaders in a variety of industries, author Carl Anderson explains the analytics value chain you need to adopt when building predictive business models—from data collection and analysis to the insights and leadership that drive concrete actions. You’ll learn what works and what doesn’t, and why creating a data-driven culture throughout your organization is essential. Start from the bottom up: learn how to collect the right data the right way Hire analysts with the right skills, and organize them into teams Examine statistical and visualization tools, and fact-based story-telling methods Collect and analyze data while respecting privacy and ethics Understand how analysts and their managers can help spur a data-driven culture Learn the importance of data leadership and C-level positions such as chief data officer and chief analytics officer

Keeping Patients Safe

  • Filename: keeping-patients-safe.
  • ISBN: 9780309187367
  • Release Date: 2004-02-27
  • Number of pages: 488
  • Author: Committee on the Work Environment for Nurses and Patient Safety
  • Publisher: National Academies Press



Building on the revolutionary Institute of Medicine reports To Err is Human and Crossing the Quality Chasm, Keeping Patients Safe lays out guidelines for improving patient safety by changing nurses' working conditions and demands. Licensed nurses and unlicensed nursing assistants are critical participants in our national effort to protect patients from health care errors. The nature of the activities nurses typically perform - monitoring patients, educating home caretakers, performing treatments, and rescuing patients who are in crisis - provides an indispensable resource in detecting and remedying error-producing defects in the U.S. health care system. During the past two decades, substantial changes have been made in the organization and delivery of health care - and consequently in the job description and work environment of nurses. As patients are increasingly cared for as outpatients, nurses in hospitals and nursing homes deal with greater severity of illness. Problems in management practices, employee deployment, work and workspace design, and the basic safety culture of health care organizations place patients at further risk. This newest edition in the groundbreaking Institute of Medicine Quality Chasm series discusses the key aspects of the work environment for nurses and reviews the potential improvements in working conditions that are likely to have an impact on patient safety.

Trust Factor

  • Filename: trust-factor.
  • ISBN: 9780814437674
  • Release Date: 2017-01-17
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Paul J. Zak
  • Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn



For decades, alarms have sounded about declining engagement. Yet companies continue to struggle with toxic cultures, and the low productivity and unhappiness that go with them. Why is “culture” so difficult to improve? What makes so many good employees check out? Neuroscientist Paul Zak shows that innate brain functions hold the answers. It all boils down to trust. When someone shows you trust, a feel-good jolt of oxytocin surges through your brain and triggers you to reciprocate. This simple mechanism creates a perpetual trust-building cycle—the key to changing stubborn workplace patterns. Drawing on his original research, Zak teases out science-backed insights for building high-trust organizations. Trust Factor opens a window on how brain chemicals affect behavior, why trust gets squashed, and ways to consciously stimulate it by celebrating effort, sharing information, promoting ownership, and more. The OfactorTM survey, data, and examples support the action plans. Engagement programs and monetary rewards are Band-Aids on broken bones. To get to the root of the problem, you’ve got to go deeper. Packed with examples from The Container Store, Zappos, and Herman Miller, Trust Factor harnesses our neurochemistry to effectively cultivate work places where trust, joy, and commitment compound naturally.

Extreme Ownership

  • Filename: extreme-ownership.
  • ISBN: 9781466874961
  • Release Date: 2015-10-20
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Jocko Willink
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press



The #1 New York Times bestseller Sent to the most violent battlefield in Iraq, Jocko Willink and Leif Babin’s SEAL task unit faced a seemingly impossible mission: help U.S. forces secure Ramadi, a city deemed “all but lost.” In gripping firsthand accounts of heroism, tragic loss, and hard-won victories in SEAL Team Three’s Task Unit Bruiser, they learned that leadership—at every level—is the most important factor in whether a team succeeds or fails.Willink and Babin returned home from deployment and instituted SEAL leadership training that helped forge the next generation of SEAL leaders. After departing the SEAL Teams, they launched Echelon Front, a company that teaches these same leadership principles to businesses and organizations. From promising startups to Fortune 500 companies, Babin and Willink have helped scores of clients across a broad range of industries build their own high-performance teams and dominate their battlefields. Now, detailing the mind-set and principles that enable SEAL units to accomplish the most difficult missions in combat, Extreme Ownership shows how to apply them to any team, family or organization. Each chapter focuses on a specific topic such as Cover and Move, Decentralized Command, and Leading Up the Chain, explaining what they are, why they are important, and how to implement them in any leadership environment. A compelling narrative with powerful instruction and direct application, Extreme Ownership revolutionizes business management and challenges leaders everywhere to fulfill their ultimate purpose: lead and win.

The Healing Tree

  • Filename: the-healing-tree.
  • ISBN: 9781887511292
  • Release Date: 2010-11
  • Number of pages: 218
  • Author: Joe Tye
  • Publisher: Values Coach Inc



The greatest miracle of all is not something that happens to you, it's something that happens within you. This is the story of one such miracle."This is a book for anyone seeking to find meaning in a time of adversity."C. Everett Koop, M.D., Sc.D., author of Koop: Memoirs of America's Family Doctor"The Healing Tree in an inspirational book that lifts up all the important themes of pain, struggle, loss, hope, and renewal. Its life-affirming message of 'Yes You Can' is important for all of us, not just those in the healing professions."James A. Autry, author of Love and Profit and The Servant Leader"The Healing Tree is completely captivating, soul-enriching and beautifullywritten... Out of ALL of the books that I have read in my lifetime (and believeme I've read thousands of books), this is one of THE best books I have ever read. I love it, love it, love it."Peggy McColl, author of Your Destiny Switch and 21 Distinctions of Wealth"If you haven't believed in miracles, you will after reading The Healing Tree.In fact, you may go out and create your own miracles."W Mitchell, author of It's Not What Happens to You, It's What You Do About It"The Healing Tree is an inspiring, touching account that will bring comfort toanyone facing life's most difficult decisions."Larry Dossey, M.D., author of Healing Words"A delight to read. The Healing Tree takes you on an enlightening journey of self-discovery. This is a richly human book that will touch both your heart and mind."Roger Crawford, author of How High Can You Bounce?"The Healing Tree is an inspiring story guaranteed to warm the hearts and soulsof those who read it. Carrie Anne's path is indeed healing."Brian Luke Seaward, Ph.D., Author of Stand Like Mountain, Flow Like Water and Quiet Mind, Fearless Heart

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