Written for undergraduate students in public health, community health, and a range of other health disciplines, as well as beginning managers and supervisors working in public health, Essentials of Managing Public Health Organizations is a concise, yet comprehensive text that uniquely focuses on managing public health organizations by addressing key management topics, processes, and emerging issues.
Beginning with an overview of public health and key public health organizations, the text moves onto explain public health management fundamentals and functions– from planning and decision making, organizing and managing change, to staffing, leading, budgeting, ethics, and more. By the end of the text, the reader will not only better understand public health organizations, but the skills and functions needed to effectively manage them.
This one-of-a kind text also provides: - Case studies, experiential activities, discussion questions, web-based assignments and public health interviews that offer a real-world perspective and practice to engage and challenge students. - Full-color tables, exhibits, and illustrations to illuminate and clarify management concepts. - Invaluable instructor`s resources that include PowerPoint slides, Test Bank, and Instructor’s Manual with summaries, teaching tips, and suggested classroom activities.
This text has been written specifically for undergraduate public health, community health, and health professions courses in public health leadership and management, but will also be useful for beginning managers and supervisors working in public health.