Top Management Team Diversity, Equality and Innovation in the Health Care Industry

[We’re pleased to welcome A. Erin Bass of the University of Nebraska Omaha. She recently published an article in the Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies entitled "Top Management Team Diversity, Equality, and Innovation: A Multilevel Investigation of the Health Care Industry," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, she writes about her … Continue reading Top Management Team Diversity, Equality and Innovation in the Health Care Industry

Read the September Issue of Administrative Science Quarterly!

We are pleased to announce that the September Issue of Administrative Science Quarterly is now available to read for a limited time. Check out the editorial which discusses the ASQ Scholarly Award for Scholarly Contribution which was awarded to  Adam M. Kleinbaum for his article, "Organizational Misfits and the Origins of Brokerage in Intrafirm Networks." In the research article, "The Structural Origins … Continue reading Read the September Issue of Administrative Science Quarterly!

Utilizing Task Analysis to Identify Coordination Requirements in Three different Clinical Settings

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Dr. Sarah Henrickson Parker of Virginia Tech, Dr. Jan B. Schmutz of ETH Zürich, and Dr. Tanja Manser of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland. They recently published an article in Group and Organization Management entitled “Training Needs for Adaptive Coordination: Utilizing Task Analysis to Identify Coordination Requirements … Continue reading Utilizing Task Analysis to Identify Coordination Requirements in Three different Clinical Settings

Book Review: Selling Our Souls: The Commodification of Hospital Care in the United States

Selling Our Souls: The Commodification of Hospital Care in the United States. By Adam D. Reich Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2014. 248 pp. ISBN 978-0-6911-60405, $39.50 Nick Krachler recently published a book review in ILR Review. An excerpt from the review: Reich’s main focus is on the institutional legacies that shape how the people working in his … Continue reading Book Review: Selling Our Souls: The Commodification of Hospital Care in the United States

ILR Review Special Issue: Work and Employment Relations in Health Care

The August special issue of ILR Review is now available and open to access for the next 30 days! Included in the special issue on Work and Employment Relations in Health Care are papers that discuss the relationship between nurse unions and patient outcomes, the effect of electronic health record adoption on physician productivity, and the impact nurse … Continue reading ILR Review Special Issue: Work and Employment Relations in Health Care

Mindfulness and Selflessness in Care-Giving

Every day we must deal with situations that might make us feel anxious or uncomfortable, especially those who work in care-giving settings. For those providing care to patients who’ve elected to no longer receive medical treatment, the sense of anxiety and discomfort with mortality and morbidity can prevent providing the best quality care possible. Dr. … Continue reading Mindfulness and Selflessness in Care-Giving

American Health Care, Transformed

In the latest issue of Administrative Science Quarterly, W. Chad Carlos of Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management reviewed “Social Movements and the Transformation of American Health Care,” edited by Jane C. Banaszak-Holl, Sandra R. Levitsky, and Mayer N. Zald: The American health care system is broken. Despite spending more money on health care … Continue reading American Health Care, Transformed

The Health Care Paradox

As the health care debate rages on, we bring you an article that provides a perspective on U.S. health care, consumer sovereignty and economic well-being. A. Coskun Samli of the University of North Florida published “The Medical Services Paradox in the U.S. Market System: The Desperate Need for Improvement” in the December 2010 issue of … Continue reading The Health Care Paradox

Submit your research to The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science

New Editor for the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, William A. Pasmore, invites authors to submit manuscripts to be published in the upcoming issue. The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science is the leading international journal on the effects of evolutionary and planned change. Founded and sponsored by the NTL Institute, the Journal is continually breaking ground in … Continue reading Submit your research to The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science