Managing health care organizations: where professionalism meets complexity science.

Journal Article (Review;Journal Article)

This article examines the intersection of professionalism and complexity science as a source of new insights for improving the health care industry from both a clinical and business point of view. Viewing health care organizations as professional complex adaptive systems suggests eight leadership tasks for addressing the circumstances that engulf health care. Managers who adopt this view will be able to create new levers for positive movement in their organizations.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Anderson, RA; McDaniel, RR

Published Date

  • January 2000

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 25 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 83 - 92

PubMed ID

  • 10710732

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1550-5030

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0361-6274

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00004010-200001000-00010


  • eng