Working in Health Care: What You Need to Know to Succeed (2nd Revised edition)

Working in Health Care: What You Need to Know to Succeed (2nd Revised edition)

By: Michael W. Drafke (author)Paperback

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Your students have the technical competency needed for a health-care career, but are they prepared for the real work world? Few people really understand how management works, the role of the manager, or how to foster effective coworker relationships.Written by a health and business educator, this friendly book addresses topics from the employee's perspective. It provides the information students need on management and organizational styles and effective communication skills, while guiding them toward a greater understanding of the working world, how it affects them, and how to succeed in a health-care career. Use this book in your management or capstone course to put your students on the fast track to success and increase their promotability! Tackles topics such as: How health-care organizations function How to work well with others How management works The power of both verbal and nonverbal communication How to overcome resistance to change How to best manage stress


1. Why People Work 2. The Work Environment 3. Communication: Verbal and Nonverbal 4. Economics and Health Care 5. Management: Why It Is Needed; Learning to Live With It 6. The Informal Organization 7. Performance Evaluations 8. Management Decisions: Understanding and Coping With Them 9. Understanding Motivation 10. Change 11. Job Satisfaction 12. Introduction to Stress 13. Becoming Employed

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780803609655
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 277
  • ID: 9780803609655
  • ISBN10: 0803609655
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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