Influential Leadership: Change Your Behavior, Change Your Organization, Change Health Care

Michael E. Frisina, PhD

ISBN: 9781567936865
Softbound, 208pp, 2014
Order Code: 2275I
ACHE Management
  • Member Price: $54.60
  • Non Member Price: $78.00

Book Description

Leaders make things happen. Influential leaders go a step further by making a positive difference in organizations and in the lives of people who both serve and are served by the organization. Influential leaders perform at a higher level, are more productive, and achieve greater results than other leaders with similar circumstances and resources.

Influential Leadership reveals:

  • How good people skills—trust and accountability, not processes—can strengthen the organization’s pursuit of performance excellence
  • How leaders and staff will change their behavior when they understand how it affects the outcome of their work, the lives of those around them, and the organization’s performance
  • How self-aware, influential leaders are in a better position to collaborate and connect with others and to lead the organization to success

“Dr. Frisina’s words get right to the heart of what sets apart truly great leaders, and are a road map for the journey.”

—Lynn B. Wythe, RN, MSN, CNOR, director of nursing, Palmetto Health Baptist, Columbia, South Carolina

“The author exhibits a passion for leadership excellence. . . . This book is a must for everyone entering into a leadership position, from the front-line manager to the CEO.”

—Philip K. Beauchamp, LFACHE, president and CEO (ret.), Morton Plant Mease Healthcare, Inc., Clearwater, Florida

“Chock full of examples and self-assessment tools. . . . The powerful takeaways from each section form an agenda for leading transformational change.”

—Laura Avakian, leadership consultant, author, and past president of the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration

“Dr. Frisina leverages a lifetime of observations and hard-earned wisdom to give us a handful of guiding principles to make us all better leaders in our professional and personal lives.”

—William R. Berry, MD, MPH, FACS, research associate, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health