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DDHA 8500 Health Leadership and Systems Thinking: Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to your course guide

Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

Course Readings

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Anonson, J. M. S., Ferguson, L., Macdonald, M. B., Murray, B. L., Fowler-Kerry, S., & Bally, J. M. G. (2009). The anatomy of interprofessional leadership: An investigation of leadership behaviors in team-based health care. Journal of Leadership Studies, 3(3), 17-25.

Avolio , B. J., Walumbwa, F. O., & Weber, T. J. (2009). Leadership: Current theories, research, and future directions. Annual Review of Psychology, 60(1), 421–449. 

Ayman, R., & Korabik, K. (2010). Leadership: Why gender and culture matter. American Psychologist, 65(3), 157–170.

Ayman, R., Chemers, M. M., & Fiedler, F. (1995). The contingency model of leadership effectiveness: Its levels of analysis. The Leadership Quarterly, 6(2), 147-167.

Best, A., & Holmes, B. (2010). Systems thinking, knowledge and action: Towards better models and methods. Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate & Practice, 6(2), 145-159.

Blake, R. R., Mouton, J. S., Barnes, L. B., & Greiner, L. E. (1964). Breakthrough in organization development. Harvard Business Review, 42(6) 133-155.

Blanchard, K. H., & Hersey, P. (1996). Great ideas revisited. Training & Development, 50(1), 42-48.

Borkowski, N., Deckard, G., Weber, M., Padron, L.A., & Luongo, S. (2011). Leadership development initiatives underlie individual and system performance in a US public healthcare delivery system, Leadership in Health Services, 24(4), 268 – 280.

Bücker, J., & Poutsma, E. (2010). Global management competencies: a theoretical foundation. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 25(8), 829 – 844.

Carton, A.M., Murphy, C., & Clark, J.R. (2014). A (blurry) vision of the future: How leader rhetoric about ultimate goals influences performance. Academy of Management Journal, 57(6), 1544-1570.

Collins, J. (2005). Level 5 Leadership: The triumph of humility and fierce resolve. Harvard Business Review, 83(7/8), 136-146.

Derue, D. S., Nahrgang, J. D., Wellman, N., & Humphrey, S. E. (2011). Trait and behavioral theories of leadership: an integration and meta-analytic test of their relative validity. Personnel Psychology, 64(1), 7–52.

Ferndandez, S., Cho, Y. J., & Perry, J. L. (2010). Exploring the link between integrated leadership and public sector performance. The Leadership Quarterly, 21(2), 308-323.

Gostin, L.O., Lucey, D., & Phelan, A. (2014). The Ebola epidemic: A global health emergency. Journal of the American Medical Association, 312(11), 1095-1096.

Hamstra, M. R. W., Van Yperen, N. W., Wisse, B., & Sassenberg K. (2011). Transformational-transactional leadership styles and followers’ regulatory focus: Fit reduces followers’ turnover intentions. Journal of Personnel Psychology, 10(4), 182–186.

Hofstede, G. (2010). The GLOBE debate: Back to relevance. Journal of International Business Studies, 41(8), 1339–1346.

House, R. (1971). A path goal theory of leader effectiveness. Administrative Science Quarterly, 16(3), 321-339.

Ilgen, D. R., Hollenbeck, J. R., Johnson, M., & Jundt, D. (2005). Teams in organizations: From input-process-output models to IMOI models. Annual Review of Psychology, 56(1), 517-543.

Katz, R.L. (1974). Skills of an effective administrator. Harvard Business Review, 52(5), 90-102.

Kirkpatrick, S. A., & Locke, E. A. (1991). Leadership: Do traits matter? Executive, 5(2), 48-60.

Lindebaum, D., & Cartwright, S. (2010). A critical examination of the relationship between emotional intelligence and transformational leadership. Journal of Management Studies, 47(7), 1317-1342. Not available in the library.

Mayer, J.D., Salovey, P., & Caruso, D.R. (2004). Emotional intelligence: Theory, findings, and implications. Psychological Inquiry, 15(3), 197-215.

Mayer, J.D., Salovey, P., & Caruso, D.R. (2008). Emotional intelligence: New ability or eclectic traits? The American Psychologist, 63(6), 503-517.

Mitchell, R., Parker, V., Giles, M., & Boyle, B. (2014). The ABC of health care team dynamics: Understanding complex affective, behavioral, and cognitive dynamics in interprofessional teams. Healthcare Management Review, 39(1), 1-9.

Morrow, E., Robert, G., & Maben, J. (2014). Exploring the nature and impact of leadership on the local implementation of The Productive Ward Releasing Time to Care™. Journal of Health Organization and Management, 28(2), 154-176.

Piper, L.E., & Tallman, E. (2015). The ethical leadership challenge for effective resolution of patient and family complaints and grievances: Proven methods and models. The Health Care Manager, 34(1), 62-68.

Sarin, S., & O’connor, G. (2009). First among equals: The effect of team leader characteristics on the internal dynamics of cross-functional product development teams. Journal of Product Innovation Management, 26(2), 188-205.

Silvia, C., & McGuire, M. (2010). Leading public sector networks: An empirical examination of integrative leadership behaviors.The Leadership Quarterly, 21(2), 264-277.

Sin, H., Nahrgang, J. D., & Morgeson, F. P. (2009) Understanding why they don’t see eye to eye: An examination of leader-member exchange (LMX) agreement. Journal of Applied Pyschology, 94(4), 1048-1057. 

van Dierendonck, D. (2011). Servant leadership: A review and synthesis. Journal of Management, 37(4), 1228-1261.

Vroom, V. H. & Jago, A.G. (2007). The role of the situation in leadership. American Psychologist, 62(1), 17- 24.

Weberg, D. (2010). Transformational leadership and staff retention: An evidence review with implications for healthcare systems.Nursing Administration Quarterly, 34(3), 246-258.

Wilson, K. S., Hock-Peng, S., & Conlon, D. E. (2010). What about the leader in leader-member exchange? The impact of resource exchanges and substitutability on the leader. Academy of Management Review, 35(3), 358-372.

Zaleznick, A. (2004). Managers and leaders: Are they different? Harvard Business Review, 82(1), 74-81.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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