The Healthcare Leader's Guide to Actions, Awareness, and Perception, Third Edition

  • 4h 37m
  • Brett D. Lee, Carson F. Dye
  • Health Administration Press
  • 2016

As a leader in healthcare, you are highly visible and constantly watched often very closely. Perception is often more important than reality, and career success may ultimately hinge on your awareness of how you are perceived and your ability to act consistently in a manner befitting your position.

Now in its third edition, The Healthcare Leader s Guide to Actions, Awareness, and Perception highlights the sense of the appropriate an essential leadership trait that applies to behavior, character, courtesy, ethics, professionalism, and respect. Leaders need a special skill set for building and maintaining positive relationships with a variety of individuals and groups, and they must be constantly aware of the risk of missteps and derailment.

Leaders at every level from newcomers to experienced executives will find guidance in this book. It examines key leadership principles, illustrates core concepts with stories and examples, and sets forth a framework of protocols tailored to specific interactions and situations.

Topics covered in this book include:

  • Professional image and reputation
  • Ethical decision making
  • Relationships with the executive team, the governing board, and physicians
  • Communications, technology, and social media
  • Ethnic, gender, and generational diversity
  • Self-awareness and derailment

About the Authors

Carson F. Dye, FACHE, is president and CEO of Exceptional Leadership LLC. A seasoned consultant with more than 40 years of experience, Dye helps organizations with leadership searches and assessment, physician leadership development, succession and transition planning, and overall organizational effectiveness. He is certified to use Hogan Assessment tests in leadership evaluation and development. He also serves on the faculty of the graduate program in health administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dye has written nine previous books, including two James A. Hamilton Book of the Year Award winners.

Brett D. Lee, PhD, FACHE, currently serves as a market chief executive officer for Tenet Healthcare. Lee has spent 15 years in healthcare as a clinician, clinical leader, and executive. He has spent the majority of his career in pediatric healthcare, serving in executive roles at four of the nation s ten largest children s hospitals. In 2011, Lee received the Robert S. Hudgens Memorial Award for Young Healthcare Executive of the Year from the American College of Healthcare Executives. He also was recognized as a Rising Star one of 25 Healthcare Leaders Under 40 by Becker s Hospital Review in 2012, 2013, and 2014.

In this Book

  • Perception Versus Reality
  • Professional Image
  • Professional Reputation
  • Ethical Decision Making
  • Interpersonal Relationships
  • Engaging the Workforce
  • Executive Team Members
  • The Governing Board
  • Human Resources
  • Communications, Technology, and Social Media
  • Physician Relationships
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • The New Position
  • The Office
  • Ethnic and Gender Diversity
  • The Multigenerational Workforce
  • Self-Awareness and Derailment