Launching and Leading Change Initiatives in Health Care Organizations: Managing Successful Projects (Jossey-Bass Public Health)

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Implement change that fosters sustainable growth and betterpatient care

Health care projects depend on astute management of change. Butmore than anything else, they depend on leaders who pay attention,who understand the importance of starting right, and who know howto launch projects that succeed. If leaders can increase thepercentage of successful projects, patients, and practitionerseverywhere will be better off and so will the organizations thatdepend on these projects for innovation.

In Launching and Leading Change Initiatives in Health CareOrganizations: Managing Successful Projects. Author David A.Shore of the Harvard School of Public Health speaks directly to thehealth care leaders and managers who see the need for change, butkeep encountering nearly insurmountable challenges. Through hisresearch, Shore discovered that most implementation failures occurbecause of a poor launch, and that strengthening processes andoperations during the early weeks of a new project is a key tocontinued success. The book covers issues like:

  • The preliminary groundwork that cultivates a strongerlaunch
  • Systematic and selective project selection
  • Building the team that accomplishes change
  • Skill-building and record-keeping systems that fostersustainable growth

Launching and Leading Change Initiatives in Health CareOrganizations gives leaders and managers the practical,easy-to-implement ideas and methodologies to start and manageprojects successfully.

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Praise for Launching and Leading Change Initiativesin Health Care Organizations

"No one understands the health care environment—orchange—better than David Shore. In this brilliant book, Davidprovides that rare blend of profound insight with immenselypractical application. This book is destined to become thedefinitive guide on leading change initiatives within health careorganizations."

—Stephen M. R. Covey, The New York Times and# 1 Wall Street Journal best-selling author of The Speedof Trust and coauthor of Smart Trust

"David Shore has written a timely, insightful book about makingchange actually happen, and he has done so within thecontext of the changes confronting today's health care industry.His methodology for preparing people and organizations for thechallenge of change is illuminating. Launching and LeadingChange Initiatives in Health Care Organizations is a gift forthose of us in the field working every day."

—Anthony R. Tersigni, EdD, FACHE, President andChief Executive Officer, Ascension

"David Shore's new book is a must read by anyone leading,approving, or resourcing projects. As David states, 'Don't leavechange to chance.' Fortunately, with this wonderfully written andpractical blueprint, we won't have to!"

—Jona Raasch, Chief Executive Officer, TheGovernance Institute

"Practical, hands-on, and easily accessible, Dr. Shore's newbook gives health care leaders the tools and techniques to launchand manage change initiatives effectively. Senior leaders in everysort of health care organization should read this book and take itslessons to heart."

—Michael F. Mahoney, President and Chief ExecutiveOfficer, Boston Scientific Corporation

"Launching and Leading Change Initiatives in Health CareOrganizations is an engaging tour de force that combinesmanaging change and managing health care in a positively brilliantfashion. Dr. Shore's hands-on experience around the world and inthe library are unparalleled, as is his fresh perspective onproject management. The strategy and tactics offered will beinvaluable to every industry and every business."

—Edward T. Reilly, President and Chief ExecutiveOfficer, American Management Association

About the Author:

DAVID A. SHORE, PhD, is former associate dean of theHarvard School of Public Health and founding director of theProgram in Program Management. He is on the faculty of HarvardUniversity and Adjunct Professor of Organizational Development andChange at the University of Monterrey Business School, Mexico. Hisprevious book is Forces of Change: New Strategies for theEvolving Health Care Marketplace (also from Jossey-Bass).

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