Management Of Health Programs Case 3

Required Reading

Abdulaziz, A. (2013). Leadership of healthcare professionals: Where do we stand? Oman Medical Journal, 28(4), 285-287. doi: 10.5001/omj.2013.79

Johnson, L. K. (2008). Exerting influence without authority. Retrieved from https://hbr.org/2008/02/exerting-influence-without-aut.html

Kumar, R. D. C. & Khiljee, N. (2016). Leadership in healthcare. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, 17(1), 63-65. doi:10.1016/j.mpaic.2015.10.012

Ladyshewsky, R. K. (2010). The manager as coach as a driver of organizational development. Leadership & Organization Development Journal, 31(4), 292-306. doi: 10.1108/01437731011043320

Maner, J. K. & Case, C. R. (2013). The essential tension between leadership and power: Why power corrupts – and how to prevent it. Retrieved from http://www.apa.org/science/about/psa/2013/10/leadership-power.aspx

Olivo, T. (2014). The profile of an effective healthcare leader. Retrieved from http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/hospital-management-administration/the-profile-of-an-effective-healthcare-leader.html

Stefl, M. E. (2008). Common competencies for all healthcare managers: The healthcare leadership alliance model. Journal of Healthcare Management, 53(6), 360-374.

Assignment Overview

Most of us are familiar with the role of a manager and that of a leader. We also know the functions each is expected to perform. However, there is a trend in the UK that puts managers in a different role. This trend is manager as coach (MAC) and will be the focus of this assignment. Before beginning the tasks, please read the following article:

Ladyshewsky, R. K. (2010). The manager as coach as a driver of organizational development. Leadership & Organization Development Journal, 31(4), 292-306. doi: 10.1108/01437731011043320

Case Assignment

In a 3-page paper, answer the following questions:

  1. What is meant by the term manager as coach (MAC)?
  2. Is this role more appropriate for a leader or manager?
  3. What are the advantages and disadvantages regarding MAC?
  4. How does it fit with the other roles of a manager and leader?
  5. Would this be an effective tool in a health care setting as a leader? Why or why not?

Assignment Expectations

  1. Conduct additional research to gather sufficient information to justify/support your responses to each question.
  2. Support your case with peer-reviewed articles, using at least 3 references. Use the following source for additional information on how to recognize peer-reviewed journals: http://www.angelo.edu/services/library/handouts/peerrev.php.
  3. You may use the following source to assist in formatting your assignment: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/

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