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MMPA 6842 Leadership, Professionalism, and Ethics in Public Health Practice: Welcome & Course Readings

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MMPA 6842 Required Course Readings

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Ancona, D., Malone, T. W., Orlikowski, W. J., & Senge, P. M. (2007). In praise of the incomplete leader. Harvard Business Review, 85(2), 92–100.

Bar-Yam, Y. (2006). Improving the effectiveness of health care and public health: A multiscale complex systems analysis. American Journal of Public Health, 96(3), 459–466. 

Collins, J. C., & Porras, J. I. (1996). Building your company’s vision. Harvard Business Review, 74(5), 65–77.

Cumbey, D., & Edison, L. A. (2006). The management academy for public health: The South Carolina experience. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, 12(5), 468–474. 

Fajans, P., Simmons, R., & Ghiron, L. (2006). Helping public sector health systems innovate: The strategic approach to strengthening reproductive health policies and programs. American Journal of Public Health, 96(3), 435–440. 

Fernandez, C. (2007). Creating thought diversity: The antidote to group think. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, 13(6), 670–671. 

Fernandez, C. (2007). Emotional intelligence in the workplace. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, 13(1), 80–82. 

Fernandez, C. (2007). Employee engagement. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, 13(5), 524–526. 

Fernandez, C. (2006). The behavioral event interview: Avoiding interviewing pitfalls when hiring. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, 12(6), 590–593. 

Fernandez, C. (2007). The power of positive personal regard. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, 13(3), 321–323. 

Fernandez, C. P. (2008). Managing the difficult conversation. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, 14(3), 317–319. 

Freudenberg, N., Fahs, M., Galea, S., & Greenberg, A. (2006). The impact of New York City's 1975 fiscal crisis on the tuberculosis, HIV, and homicide syndemic. American Journal of Public Health, 96(3), 424–434. 

George, B., Sims, P., McLean, A., & Mayer, D. (2007). Discovering your authentic leadership. Harvard Business Review, 85(2), 1291–1338. 

Goleman, D. (2000). Leadership that gets results. Harvard Business Review, 78(2), 78–90. 

Goleman, D., Boyatzis, R., & McKee, A. (2001). Primal leadership: The hidden driver of great performance. Harvard Business Review, 79(11), 42–51. 

Gostin, L., Boufford, J. I., & Martinez, R. M. (2004). The future of the public’s health: Vision, values, and strategies. Health Affairs, 23(4), 96–107.

Gostin, L., & Powers, M. (2006). What does social justice require for the public’s health? Public health ethics and policy imperatives. Health Affairs, 25(4), 1053–1060. 

Green, L. W. (2006). Public health asks of systems science: To advance our evidence-based practice, can you help us get more practice-based evidence? American Journal of Public Health, 96(3), 406–409. 

Garfinkel, M. S., Sarewitz, D., & Porter, A. (2006). A societal outcomes map for health research and policy. American Journal of Public Health, 96(3), 441–446. 

Heifetz, R. A., & Linsky, M. (2002). A survival guide for leaders. Harvard Business Review, 80(6), 65–72. 

Heifetz, R. A., & Laurie, D. L. (2001). The work of leadership. Harvard Business Review, 79(11), 131–141. 

Homer, J. B., & Hirsch, G. B. (2006). System dynamics modeling for public health: Background and opportunities. American Journal of Public Health, 96(3), 452–458. 

Joffe, M., & Mindell, J. (2006). Complex causal process diagrams for analyzing the health impacts of policy interventions. American Journal of Public Health, 96(3), 473–479. 

Jones, A. P., Homer, J. B., Murphy, D. L., Essien, J. D. K., Milstein, B., & Seville, D. A. (2006). Understanding diabetes population dynamics through simulation modeling and experimentation. American Journal of Public Health, 96(3), 488–494. 

Kotter, J. P. (2007). Leading change. Harvard Business Review, 85(1), 96–103. 

Leischow, S. J., & Milstein, B. (2006). Systems thinking and modeling for public health practice. American Journal of Public Health, 96(3), 403–405. 

Lenaway, D., Sotnikov, S., Corso, L., Millington, W., Halverson, P., & Tilson, H. (2006). Public health systems research: Setting a national agenda. American Journal of Public Health, 96(3), 410–413. 

Levy, D. T., Bauer, J. E., & Lee, H. (2006). Simulation modeling and tobacco control: Creating more robust public health policies. American Journal of Public Health, 96(3), 494–498. 

Mays, G. P., McHugh, M. C., Shim, K., Perry, N., Lenaway, D., Halverson, P. K., et al. (2006). Institutional and economic determinants of public health system performance. American Journal of Public Health, 96(3), 523–531. 

McLeroy, K. (2006). Thinking of systems. American Journal of Public Health, 96(3), 402. 

McNeil, J., & Constandy, E. (2006). Addressing the problem of pet overpopulation: The experience of New Hanover County animal control services. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, 12(5), 452–455. 

Midgley, G. (2006). Systemic intervention for public health. American Journal of Public Health, 96(3), 466–472. 

Mims, S. (2006). A sustainable behavioral health program integrated with public health primary care. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, 12(5), 458–461. 

Ong, P., Graham, M., & Houston, D. (2006). Policy and programmatic importance of spatial alignment of data sources. American Journal of Public Health,96(3), 499–504. 

Orton, S., & Menkens, A. (2006). Business planning for public health from the North Carolina institute for public health. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, 12(5), 489–492. 

Orton, S., Umble, K., Rosen, B., McIver, J., & Menkens, A. (2006). Management academy for public health: program design and critical success factors. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, 12(5), 409–418. 

Quinn, R. (2005). Moments of greatness. Harvard Business Review, 83(7/8), 74–83.

Roper, W. L. (2006). The Management Academy for Public Health: Together we can make a difference. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, 12(5), 407–408. 

Salem, E., Hooberman, J., & Ramirex, D. (2005). MAPP in Chicago: A model for public health systems development and community building. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 11(5). 

Scotten, E., Shirin L., & Absher, A. (2006). Creating community-based access to primary healthcare for the uninsured through strategic alliances and restructuring local health department programs. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, 12(5), 446–451. 

Senge, P. M. (1999). Creative tension. Executive Excellence, 16(1), 12–13. 

Shah, M. N. (2006). The formation of the emergency medical services system. American Journal of Public Health, 96(3), 414–423.

Sterman, J. D. (2006). Learning from evidence in a complex world. American Journal of Public Health, 96(3), 505–514.

Suba, E. J., Murphy, S. K., Donnelly, A. D., Furia, L. M., Huynh, M. D., & Raab, S. S. (2006). Systems analysis of real-world obstacles to successful cervical cancer prevention in developing countries. American Journal of Public Health, 96(3), 480–487.

Thomas, A., & Ward, E. (2006). Peer power: How Dare County, North Carolina, is addressing chronic disease through innovative programming. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, 12(5), 462–467. 

Trochim, W. M., Cabrera, D. A., Milstein, B., Gallagher, R. S., & Leischow, S. J. (2006). Practical challenges of systems thinking and modeling in public health. American Journal of Public Health, 96(3), 538–546.

Umble, K., Orton, S., Rosen, B., & Ottoson, J. (2006). Evaluating the impact of the management academy for public health: developing entrepreneurial managers and organizations. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, 12(5), 436–445. 

Vroom, H. H. (2000). Leadership and the decision making process. Organizational Dynamics, 28(4), 82–94.

Wilson, J. (2006). Developing a Web-based data mining application to impact community health improvement initiatives: The Virginia Atlas of Community Health. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, 12(5), 475–479.

Other Readings

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