This unit provides an overview of management concepts and theories to assist in understanding how complex healthcare organisations function. Students are challenged to think about managing conflicting priorities and to reflect on how different lenses afforded by management theory and practice in other industries might be relevant. A range of management issues are examined including leadership, strategic management, change, and stakeholder behaviour. These issues are considered at the individual, team and organisational levels and how they interact with one another. Students will have opportunities to hear from experts across Australia and participate in industry case studies and analysis.
|Unit name||Leading and Managing Healthcare Organisations|
|Faculty/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Australian Institute of Health Service Management|
Dr Jacqueline Milne
Dr Jacqueline Milne
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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- Draw upon and articulate a range of management approaches and apply these to current real-life situations within small as well as large complex health systems.
- Identify problems in management and formulate strategies to address these problems. This includes the application of logical, critical and creative thinking.
- Identify critical issues in managing health organisations in Australian as well as internationally.
- Anticipate how management processes and decisions may impact on health system functionality.
- Identify future internal and external challenges facing healthcare organisations.
|Band||Field of Education|
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