The field of health care management but, poses unique challenges as managers are anticipated to integrate modern business management practices with clinical and healthcare knowledge. describe.
“Managers and staff require to be supported by considered and caring human resource policies and practices if they’re to be capable to give the population the best health care which can be provided with the finite resources accessible”.
How far does the above proclamation apply to our local context?
What steps must be taken to satisfy the requirements of managers and staff?
People management skills comprise the capability to be a team player, to work with people from different backgrounds, solve conflicts, delegate tasks and share information. The high value placed on “people management skills” reinforces the fact that health care is the human system and supports the findings of Couper and Hugo (2005) that teams and teamwork are critical success factors in management of hospitals.
Discuss and illustrate out the statement in relation to your own experience.
Management always comprises a complicated mechanism of the human and social interactions, which needs competence in the mastery of human relationships and conflicts and problem solving. The strategies in managerial competence are aimed in future and require taking different types of development operations in use. The future of social and health services brings with it requirements to add, exploit and maintain competences, and to manage human practices, since the demands of society and working life will rise all the time. Competence-based management represents, in addition to knowledge management, the taking care of skills and know-how and developing them in consideration of organization's goals (Sanchez and Heene, 1997).
Do you agree with the statement? Illustrate out your standpoint.