Strategy Safari: A Guided Tour Through The Wilds of Strategic Management

Free Press - Used book in Good Condition. Mintzberg, ahlstrand, and lampel pair their sweeping vision of strategy making with an authoritative catalog in which they identify ten schools of strategy that have emerged over the past four decades. Why struggle through the vast, strategy Safari maps the strategic landscape and facilitates intelligent, confusing terrain of strategy formation? With clarity and depth, informed strategy formation.

Since the initial publication of strategy safari, consultants, managers, and academics all over the world have found this book an indispensable and delightful tool—it has been translated into more than ten languages, Russian, and French, including Chinese, and has been used in top MBA programs worldwide.

Strategy Safari: A Guided Tour Through The Wilds of Strategic Management - Strategy safari makes sense of a field that often seems to make no sense. Strategy safari, the international bestseller on business strategy by leading management thinker Henry Mintzberg and his colleagues Bruce Ahlstrand and Joseph Lampel, is widely considered a classic work in the field. No other book synthesizes the entire history and evolution of strategic management in so lively and entertaining a fashion.





Leading with Strategic Thinking: Four Ways Effective Leaders Gain Insight, Drive Change, and Get Results

Wiley - Eschewing the one-size-fits-all leadership model, collaboration, structured process, this helpful guide outlines four general leadership types and demonstrates how each type achieves success – whether through personal vision, or by empowering others. The most effective leaders seize opportunity in a way that consciously integrates environmental requirements, stakeholder expectations, and personal ability.

The authors identify the actions and skills that distinguish strategic leadership, drawn from interviews and focus groups with over three hundred leaders from around the world. Leading with strategic Thinking shows what these leaders do, and gives anyone the tools to be a more strategic leader. Examples and case studies illustrate these concepts in action, and the provided reference materials steer readers toward more advanced information on this important topic.

Leading with Strategic Thinking: Four Ways Effective Leaders Gain Insight, Drive Change, and Get Results - . Be a more effective leader with strategic thinking Leading with Strategic Thinking reveals what effective leaders do differently. This book is a manual that will help executives and aspiring leaders harness these forces and address the two central questions of strategic leadership: How do the best leaders develop their strategy? How do effective leaders drive strategic change? Becoming a strategic leader isn’t about mimicking an icon.

The disruptive forces of technology and globalization raise new challenges for leaders.





The Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations

Wiley - More specifically, readers of this edition will be able to: Create a process for developing a strategic plan for a health care organization. A comprehensive guide to effective strategic management of health care organizations. Develop a comprehensive strategy for a health care organization. This structured approach to strategic management examines the processes of strategic thinking, consensus building and documentation of that thinking into a strategic plan, and creating and maintaining strategic momentum – all essential for coping with the rapidly evolving health care industry.

Finally, learn more about what works, must evaluate its success, the text demonstrates how strategic managers in carrying out the strategic plan, and incorporate new strategic thinking into operations and subsequent planning. This strategic management approach has become the de facto standard for health care management as leadership and strategic management are more critical than ever in coping with an industry in flux.

Perform an internal analysis and determine the competitive advantages and competitive disadvantages. Identify strategic alternatives and make rational strategic decisions for a health care organization. Included are a clear discussion of health services external analysis, the development of directional strategies, strategy alternative identification and evaluation, organizational internal analysis, and the development and management of implementation strategies providing an informative and insightful resource for anyone in the field.

The Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations - This book provides heath care management students as well as health care administrators with foundational guidance on strategic management concepts and practices, tailored to the unique needs of the health care industry. The book guides readers through the strategic planning process demonstrating how to incorporate strategic thinking and create and document a clear and coherent plan of action.





The Strategic Application of Information Technology in Health Care Organizations

Jossey-Bass - In this time of health care reform, nothing is more front and center than health IT. The book covers emerging trends such as personalized medicine; service-oriented architecture; the ramification of changes in care delivery models, and the IT strategies necessary to support public health. It discusses organizational capabilities, such as change management, that have an impact on an organization's overall IT effectiveness, and a wide range of IT strategy issues.

This new edition of the strategic application of Information Technology in Health Care Organizations offers a peerless guide for health care leaders to understand information technology IT strategic planning and implementation. You just need to read this book. Jeff goldsmith, phD, president of Health Futures, Inc.

The Strategic Application of Information Technology in Health Care Organizations - Health information technology sometimes masquerades as an end in itself. The reality is that it is a means to an end, an enabler of the strategic goals of health care organizations. You don't need an engineer to understand how to use IT to advance a health care organization's strategic agenda. This volume reminds us that shaping IT strategy and implementation to an organization's goals is the key to generating both economic returns and safer care for patients.

Filled with illustrative case studies, the book explores the link between overall strategy and information technology strategy. This book is an exceptional blueprint for the future, with a focus on the essential measures of success for any system implementation.





The Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations

Jossey-Bass - It also looks at organizational capability, sustainability, CSR and the sources of organizational inertia and competency traps. A structured strategic management approach is what’s needed to tackle the revolutionary change the health care system has been experiencing. Jossey-Bass. Health care leaders have found that strategic thinking, planning, and managing strategic momentum are essential for coping with the dynamics of the health care industry.

The 7 edition of this leading text has been revised and updated to include a greater focus on the global analysis of industry and competition; and analysis of the internal environment. Today, health care organizations have almost universally embraced the strategic perspective first developed in the business sector and now have developed strategic management processes that are uniquely their own.

The Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations - Strategic management has become the single clearest manifestation of effective leadership of health care organizations. It provides guidance on strategic planning, analysis of the health services environment both internal and external and lessons on implementation.





Immunity to Change: How to Overcome It and Unlock the Potential in Yourself and Your Organization Leadership for the Common Good

Harvard Business Review Press - By revealing how this mechanism holds us back, Kegan and Lahey give us the keys to unlock our potential and finally move forward. Desire and motivation aren't enough: even when it's literally a matter of life or death, the ability to change remains maddeningly elusive. Given that the status quo is so potent, how can we change ourselves and our organizations?In Immunity to Change, authors Robert Kegan and Lisa Lahey show how our individual beliefs--along with the collective mind-sets in our organizations--combine to create a natural but powerful immunity to change.

Unlock your potential. Compelling case studies. Jossey-Bass. And by pinpointing and uprooting our own immunities to change, we can bring our organizations forward with us. This persuasive and practical book, filled with hands-on diagnostics and compelling case studies, delivers the tools you need to overcome the forces of inertia and transform your life and your work.

Immunity to Change: How to Overcome It and Unlock the Potential in Yourself and Your Organization Leadership for the Common Good - Ability to change. A recent study showed that when doctors tell heart patients they will die if they don't change their habits, only one in seven will be able to follow through successfully. Moving organizations forward.





Competitive Strategy: Techniques for Analyzing Industries and Competitors

Free Press - It provides an enduring foundation and grounding point on which all subsequent work can be built. Porter introduces one of the most powerful competitive tools yet developed: his three generic strategies—lowest cost, differentiation, and focus—which bring structure to the task of strategic positioning.

Competitive Strategy has filled a void in management thinking. Porter's competitive Strategy has transformed the theory, practice, and teaching of business strategy throughout the world. Electrifying in its simplicity—like all great breakthroughs—Porter’s analysis of industries captures the complexity of industry competition in five underlying forces.

He shows how competitive advantage can be defined in terms of relative cost and relative prices, thus linking it directly to profitability, and presents a whole new perspective on how profit is created and divided. The ideas in the book address the underlying fundamentals of competition in a way that is independent of the specifics of the ways companies go about competing.

Competitive Strategy: Techniques for Analyzing Industries and Competitors - Unlock your potential. In the almost two decades since publication, Porter's framework for predicting competitor behavior has transformed the way in which companies look at their rivals and has given rise to the new discipline of competitor assessment. Now nearing its sixtieth printing in English and translated into nineteen languages, Michael E.

Compelling case studies. More than a million managers in both large and small companies, students, investment analysts, consultants, understand competitors, and scholars throughout the world have internalized Porter's ideas and applied them to assess industries, and choose competitive positions.





Health Care Finance and the Mechanics of Insurance and Reimbursement

Jones & Bartlett Learning - Ability to change. Unlock your potential. Compelling case studies. Free Press. Moving organizations forward. Health care finance and the mechanics of insurance and reimbursement stands apart from other texts on health care finance or health insurance, case mix index, including coding, financial reporting, in that it specifically addresses the methods and process for reimbursement, compliance, reimbursement strategies, and external auditing.

With up-to-date coverage of the affordable care Act, this one-of-a-kind text will prepare health administration and health information management students with the necessary tools to successfully transition from the classroom to the health care facility. Some of the topics covered include:• claims processing• the affordable care act• medicare prospective payment system inpatient• medicare outpatient prospective payment systems non-inpatient• coding for the Non-HIM Professional• Revenue Cycle Management• Healthcare Fraud and Abuse• Electronic Health Records and Meaningful Use• Government Incentive Programs• Recovery Audit Contractors Student & Instructor Resources:This text comes packaged with Navigate 2 Advantage Access, a comprehensive package of mobile-ready course materials including: Learn: A complete eBook with interactive tools Practice: A virtual Study Center with robust practice activities and flashcards Assess: A homework and testing Assessment center with prepopulated quizzes and examinations Analyze: Dashboards with learner and educator views that reports actionable data Jossey-Bass.





HBR's 10 Must Reads on Change Management including featured article "Leading Change," by John P. Kotter

Harvard Business Review Press - Free Press. Compelling case studies. Unlock your potential. Yours don't have to. If you read nothing else on change management, read these 10 articles featuring “Leading Change, ” by John P. We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most important ones to help you spearhead change in your organization.

Hbr's 10 must reads on change management will inspire you to:lead change through eight critical stagesEstablish a sense of urgencyOvercome addiction to the status quoMobilize commitmentSilence naysayersMinimize the pain of changeConcentrate resourcesMotivate change when business is goodThis collection of best-selling articles includes: featured article "Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail" by John P.

HBR's 10 Must Reads on Change Management including featured article "Leading Change," by John P. Kotter - Kotter. Kotter, "change through persuasion, " "Leading Change When Business Is Good: An Interview with Samuel J. Moving organizations forward. Ability to change. Harvard Business School Press. Palmisano, " "radical change, " "the hard side of change management, " "a survival guide for leaders, " "Cracking the Code of Change, " "The Real Reason People Won't Change, " "Tipping Point Leadership, the Quiet Way, " and "Why Change Programs Don't Produce Change.

Jossey-Bass. Most company's change initiatives fail.





Essentials of Strategic Planning in Healthcare Gateway to Healthcare Management

Health Administration Press - Additional updates include: new, the growth of telemedicine services, real-life case studies that complement the comprehensive case study that forms the foundation of the book A new chapter on healthcare marketing that discusses the integral role marketing plays in strategic plan implementation New health information technology content, including coverage of big data, videoconferencing, including the company intranet, webcasts, the increasing use of mobile devices in healthcare, including the Donabedian framework for quality, and other digital media Expanded discussion of hospital physician integration models and the strategic advantages of partnering with physicians Increased coverage of pay-for-performance initiatives and related terminology, nurse-sensitive patient outcomes, and the importance of the patient portal Discussion of new technologies used to communicate the strategic plan, therapeutic alliances, and value-based purchasing Jossey-Bass.

Moving organizations forward. Accompanying exercises test comprehension and reinforce key concepts. Through the revised and updated comprehensive case study woven throughout the book, readers gain hands-on understanding by applying what they learn as they go. Unlock your potential. Harvard Business School Press.

Essentials of Strategic Planning in Healthcare Gateway to Healthcare Management - This new edition discusses reform-driven changes that impact strategic planning, including the advent of accountable care organizations and patient-centered medical homes. Free Press.





Organizational Change: An Action-Oriented Toolkit

SAGE Publications, Inc - Unlock your potential. This unique toolkit by tupper cawsey, gene deszca, and Cynthia Ingols will provide readers with practical insights and tools to implement, measure, and monitor sustainable change initiatives to guide organizations to desired outcomes. Moving organizations forward. Sage Publications Inc.

Compelling case studies. Ability to change. Jossey-Bass. Students will learn to identify needs, communicate a powerful vision, and engage others in the process. Free Press. Bridging current theory with practical applications, Organizational Change: An Action-Oriented Toolkit, skills, Third Edition combines conceptual models with concrete examples and useful exercises to dramatically improve the knowledge, and abilities of students in creating effective change.

Organizational Change: An Action-Oriented Toolkit - Awaken, mobilize, accelerate, and institutionalize change. With a rapidly changing environment, and ever-increasing customer demands, aggressive competition, organizations must understand how to effectively adapt to challenges and find opportunities to successfully implement change. Harvard Business School Press.