The exceptional events of 2020 exposed many of the hidden flaws in the healthcare system that harm not only patients but also healthcare employees and their health. Anti-racism movements demanded that healthcare organizations reframe their inclusion and diversity initiatives. The COVID-19 pandemic forced systems to respond to worker stress, strain, and burnout. These events and others have reinforced the demand for a lively and constantly evolving approach to human resources in healthcare.
Human Resources in Healthcare: Managing for Success, 5th Edition, (PDF) addresses the key realities and trends in healthcare human relations. The subjects explored provide readers with a solid foundation for working successfully with people in healthcare organizations. The ebook’s aim is to equip managers with the conflict management and problem-solving skills necessary to implement sound human resources policies.
This latest Human Resources in Healthcare 5th edition by Sampson/Fried includes three new chapters based on recent developments. One studies burnout and worker well-being in the changing healthcare landscape and in the face of a pandemic. Another emphasizes on diversity, inclusion, and belonging, offering problem-based cases and a tool for diversity strategy development. The third addresses worker retention, as Generation Z and millennials become a larger share of the workforce.
Other changes in this updated Fifth Edition include:
- Vignettes in each chapter that challenge students with difficult ethical dilemmas
- Updates on the increasing use of technology and its effect on the employer–employee relationship
- Human resources metrics that support a diversity strategy and effectiveness in retention and hiring of employees
- Expanded instructor resources that include teaching notes for ethical scenarios and discussion questions Recognizing change in the healthcare workforce is only the first step.
This ebook elevates managers to the next step: expertly adjusting and succeeding in the face of change.
Additional ISBNs: 9781640552418, 1640552413, 978-1640552418, 978-1640552456, 978-1640552425
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