James A. Hamilton Award Winners

2013

Jim Collins and Morten T. Hansen, PhD
Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck—Why Some Thrive Despite Them All Harper Collins Publishers

2012

John R. Griffith, FACHE, and Kenneth R. White, PhD, FACHE
Reaching Excellence in Healthcare Management Health Administration Press

2011

John Kenagy, MD
Designed to Adapt: Leading Healthcare in Challenging Times Second River Healthcare Press

2010

Clayton M. Christensen, the late Jerome H. Grossman, MD, and Jason Hwang, MD
The Innovator’s Prescription: A Disruptive Solution for Health Care McGraw-Hill

2009

John J. Nance, JD
Why Hospitals Should Fly: The Ultimate Flight Plan to Patient Safety and Quality Care Second River Healthcare Press

2008

Kirk Jensen, MD, Thom A. Mayer, MD, Shari J.Welch, MD, and Carol Haraden, PhD
Leadership for Smooth Patient Flow: Improved Outcomes, Improved Service, Improved Bottom Line Health Administration Press

2007

Michael E. Porter, PhD and Elizabeth Olmsted Teisberg, PhD
Redefining Health Care: Creating Value-Based Competition on Results Harvard Business School Press

2006

Patrice L. Spath
Leading Your Healthcare Organization to Excellence: A Guide to Using the Baldrige Criteria Health Administration Press

2005

Fred Lee
If Disney Ran Your Hospital: 9-1/2 Things You Would Do Differently Second River Healthcare Press

2004

Susan B. Frampton, PhD; Laura Gilpin; and Patrick A. Charmel, CHE
Putting Patients First: Designing and Practicing Patient-Centered Care Jossey-Bass

2003

Wendy Leebov, EdD, and Gail Scott
The Indispensable Health Care Manager: Success Strategies for a Changing Environment Jossey-Bass

2002

Philip J. Boyle, PhD; Edwin R. DuBose, PhD; Stephen J. Ellingson PhD; David E. Guinn, JD, PhD; and Rev. David B. McCurdy, D.Min.
Organizational Ethics in Health Care: Principles, Cases, and Practical Solutions AHA Press/Jossey-Bass

2001

Carson F. Dye, FACHE
Leadership in Healthcare: Values at the Top Health Administration Press

2000

Dennis D. Pointer, PhD, and James E. Orlikoff
Board Work: Governing Health Care Organizations Jossey-Bass, Inc.

1999

Alan M. Zuckerman, CHE, FAAHC
Healthcare Strategic Planning: Approaches for the 21st Century Health Administration Press

1998

Regina E. Herzlinger
Market-Driven Health Care: Who Wins, Who Loses in the Transformation of America's Largest Service Industry Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc.

1997

Gary D. Kissler
Leading the Healthcare Revolution: A Reengineering Mandate Health Administration Press

1996

Dennis D. Pointer, PhD, and Charles M. Ewell, PhD, FACHE
Really Governing: How Health System and Hospital Boards Can Make More of a Difference Delmar Publishers, Inc.

1995

Michael H. Annison
Managing the Whirlwind: Patterns and Opportunities in a Changing World Medical Group Management Association

1994

Stephen M. Shortell, PhD, FACHE, and Uwe E. Reinhardt, PhD
Improving Health Policy and Management: Nine Critical Research Issues for the 1990s Health Administration Press

1993

Austin Ross, FACHE
Cornerstones of Leadership for Health Services Executives Health Administration Press

1992

Ellen J. Gaucher, CHE, and Richard J. Coffey
Transforming Healthcare Organizations: How to Achieve and Sustain Organizational Excellence Jossey-Bass

1991

Daniel Callahan, PhD
What Kind of Life: The Limits of Medical Progress Simon and Schuster

1990

Rosemary Stevens, PhD
In Sickness and in Wealth: American Hospitals in the Twentieth Century Basic Books, Inc.

1989

James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner, PhD
The Leadership Challenge Jossey-Bass, Inc.

1988

John R. Griffith, FACHE
The Well-Managed Community Hospital Health Administration Press

1987

Harold J. Leavitt
Corporate Pathfinders: Building Vision and Values into Organizations Dow Jones-Irwin

1986

Harry Levinson, PhD, and Stuart Rosenthal, MD
CEO: Corporate Leadership in Action Basic Books

1985

Joseph P. Peters, FACHE, and Simone Tseng
Managing Strategic Change in Hospitals: Ten Success Stories American Hospital Publishing

1984

Paul Starr, PhD
The Social Transformation of American Medicine Basic Books

1983

George S. Odiorne
The Change Resisters: How They Prevent Progress and What Managers Can Do About Them Prentice-Hall

1982

Peter F. Drucker, PhD
Managing in Turbulent Times Harper & Row

1981

Leonard R. Sayles, PhD
Leadership: What Effective Managers Really Do … and How They Do It McGraw-Hill Book Company

1980

Robert Blake, PhD, and Jane Mouton, PhD
The New Managerial Grid Gulf Publishing Company

1979

George A. Steiner, PhD, and John B. Miner, PhD
Management Policy and Strategy Macmillan Publishing Company

1978

Frederick I. Herzberg, PhD
The Managerial Choice: To Be Efficient and to Be Human Dow Jones-Irwin

1977

Robert N. Anthony, PhD, and Regina E. Herzlinger, PhD
Management Control in Nonprofit Organizations Richard D. Irwin

1976

William F. Christopher
The Achieving Enterprise AMACOM

1975

Peter F. Drucker, PhD
Management: Tasks, Responsibilities, Practices Harper & Row Publishers

1974

Basil S. Georgopoulos, PhD
Organization Research on Health Institutions ISR-The University of Michigan

1973

Anne Ramsay Somers, HFACHE
Health Care in Transition: Directions for the Future Hospital Research and Education Trust

1972

John P. Campbell, PhD; Marvin D. Dunnette, PhD; Edward E. Lawler III, PhD: and Karl E. Weick Jr., PhD
Management Behavior, Performance and Effectiveness McGraw-Hill Book Company

1971

Clarence C. Walton, PhD
Ethos and Executive Values in Managerial Decision Making Prentice-Hall, Inc.

1970

Harry Levinson, PhD
The Exceptional Executive Harvard University Press

1969

Paul R. Lawrence, PhD, and Jay W. Lorsch, PhD
Organization and Environment Harvard University Press

1968

Daniel Katz, PhD, and Robert Kahn, PhD
The Social Psychology of Organizations John Wiley & Sons

1967

Robert T. Golembiewski, PhD
Men, Management and Morality: Toward a New Organizational Ethic McGraw-Hill Book Company

1966

Alfred P. Sloan Jr.
My Years With General Motors Doubleday & Company, Inc.

1965

Richard A. Johnson, PhD; Fremont E. Kast, PhD; and James E. Rosenzweig PhD
The Theory and Management of Systems McGraw-Hill Book Company

1964

Basil S. Georgopoulos, PhD, and Floyd C. Mann, PhD
The Community General Hospital The Macmillan Company

1963

Rensis Likert, PhD
New Patterns of Management McGraw-Hill Book Company

1962

Douglas McGregor, PhD
The Human Side of Enterprise McGraw-Hill Book Company

1961

Melville Dalton, PhD
Men Who Manage John Wiley & Sons

1960

Harold Leavitt, PhD
Managerial Psychology University of Chicago Press

1959

Chris Argyris, PhD
Personality and Organization Harper & Row

1958

Herbert A. Simon, PhD
Administrative Behavior The Macmillan Company