N 387K N 387K. Leading and Managing in Complex Healthcare Systems. 3 Hours.
Concepts related to individual, group and organizational behavior are studied and applied to the processes of leading people and managing work in complex healthcare systems. Theories of nursing, economics, organizational psychology, management science, sociology, and complexity science are used to critically examine healthcare work environments. Theory application will focus on creating and sustaining healthy work environments, leading and managing organizational change, managing work processes, and administrative decision making. Relevant research in nursing and other behavioral sciences is reviewed. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Nursing 386K and 387K may not both be counted. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.