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PBHL 8012 Behavioral Healthcare Management: Welcome & Course Readings

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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.

PBHL 8012 Course Readings

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Avolio, B. J., Walumbwa, F. O., & Weber, T. J. (2009). Leadership: Current theories, research, and future directions. Annual Review of Psychology, 60, 421–449. doi:10.1146/annurev.psych.60.110707.163621

Baldenius, T., Nezlobin, A. A., & Vaysman, I. (2016). Managerial performance evaluation and real options. Accounting Review, 91(3), 741–766. doi:10.2308/accr-51268

Bogen, B. (1997). A marketing research plan for mental health services. Marketing Health Services, 17(4), 46–49.

Cekada, T. L. (2010). Training needs assessment. Professional Safety, 55(3), 28–33.

DeFazio, S. M. (2016). Future-proof your workforce: The what, why, when and how of strategic workforce planning. Workforce Solutions Review, 7(2), 40–43.

Evans, M. E., Bruns, E. J., Armstrong, M. I., Hodges, S., & Hernandez, M. (2016). New frontiers in building mental, emotional and behavioral health in children and youth: Introduction to the special section. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 86, 103–108.

Ferreira, M. R., & Proença, J. F. (2015). Strategic planning and organizational effectiveness in social service organizations in Portugal. Management: Journal of Contemporary Management Issues, 20(2), 1–21.

Funk, M. & Saraceno, B. (eds) (2005).The mental Health Policy and Service Guidance Package: Human resources and training in mental health. Geneva, SW: Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization. Retrieved from:

Horwitz, J. R. (2005). Making profits and providing care: Comparing nonprofit, for-profit, and government hospitals. Health Affairs, 24, 790–801. doi:10.1377/hlthaff.24.3.790.

Hudgins, C., Rose, S., Fifield, P. Y., & Arnault, S. (2013). Navigating the legal and ethical foundations of informed consent and confidentiality in integrated primary care settings. Families, Systems, and Health, 31, 9–19.

Jones, M., Tyrer, A., Kalekzi, T., & Lancashire, S. (2008). Research summary: The effect of whole team training in evidence-based interventions on the knowledge, well-being and morale of inpatient mental health workers. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 15(9), 784–786. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2850.2008.01301.x

Kabene, S.M., Orchard, C. Howard, J.M., Soriano,M.A., & Leduc, R. (2006). The importance of human resources management in health care: a global context. Human Resource Health. 4- 20. doi:  10.1186/1478-4491-4-20 Retrieved from:

Kaufman, R. (2016). Strategic planning: Getting from here to there. TD: Talent Development, 70(3), 54–59.

Kuhn, K. M. (2014). Selecting the good vs. rejecting the bad: Regulatory focus effects on staffing decision making. Human Resource Management, 54(1), 131–150. doi:10.1002/hrm.21625

Lozano, R. (2013). Are companies planning their organisational changes for corporate sustainability? An analysis of three case studies on resistance to change and their strategies to overcome it. Corporate Social Responsibility & Environmental Management, 20(5), 275–295. doi:10.1002/csr.1290

Martin, B., McNally, J., & Taggar, S. (2016). Determining the importance of self-evaluation on the goal-performance effect in goal setting: Primary findings. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science/Revue Canadienne Des Sciences Du Comportement, 48(2), 91–100. doi:10.1037/cbs0000025

Patten, L. (2015). The continued struggle with strategy execution. International Journal of Business Management & Economic Research, 6(5), 288–295.

Raphael, M. (2010). Impact of recent economy changes on human resource management recruitment and selection practices. Proceedings of the Northeast Business & Economics Association, 556–558.

Sanchez, P. (2007, May). Strategic planning moves forward. Transformation Times, 3. doi:10.1037/e522092010-004

Schneider, S. (2015). Analysis of management practice strategic planning: a comprehensive approach. Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management, 10(3), GS27–GS35.

Schramm, J. (2012). Hiring drives staffing challenges. HR Magazine, 57(5), 80.

Thompson, P. (2016). Building a stronger behavioral health workforce for patients and communities. AHA News, 52(12), 5.

Yang, C.-L., Huang, C.-L., H., Huang, R.-H., & Huang, K.-P. (2016). Corporate social responsibility based business performance evaluation system. International Journal of Organizational Innovation, 8(3), 293–307.

Zurn P., Dal Poz M.R., Stilwell B., & Adams, O. (2004). Imbalance in the health workforce. Human Resources for Health. 2-13. doi: 10.1186/1478-4491-2-13.

Other Readings

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