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Essentials of Managing Public Health Organizations (Essential Public Health), Paperback, Illustrated Edition by Johnson, James A. (Used)

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Publication Date: 2019-12-10
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Paperback : 220 pages
Edition: Illustrated Edition
Author: Johnson, James A.
ISBN-10: 1284167119
ISBN-13: 9781284167115

Product Description 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. About the Author James A. Johnson, PhD, MPA, MScis a medical social scientist who specializes in international health and organization/systems development. He is a Full Professor in the School of Health Sciences at Central Michigan University where he teaches courses in comparative health systems, organizational behavior, and health systems thinking. Dr. Johnson is the former Chairman of the Department of Health Administration and Policy at the Medical University of South Carolina. Heis a veryactive researcher and health science writer with over 100 journal articles and19 books published. One book which is read worldwide, is titled, Comparative Health Systems: Global Perspectives where he and co-researchers analyzed the health systems of 20 different countries. He is also the co-author of the recently published Health Systems Thinking: A Primer and Essentials of Managing Public Health Organizations. Eighteen of Professor Johnson’s books have been selected for the permanent collection of the National Library of Medicine. Dr. Johnson is an elected Member of the Governing Council of the American Public Health Association (APHA). He is past-editor of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Journal of Healthcare Management and currently a Contributing Editor for the Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, and global health editor for the Journal of Human Security and Resilience. He works closely with the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland and ProWorld Service Corps in Belize, Central America on international projects and student involvement. He is a regular delegate to the World Health Congress and a member of the Global Health Council. His work and travels have taken him to over 45 countries thus far. Dr. Johnson has been an invited lecturer at Oxford University (England); Beijing University (China); University of Dublin (Ireland); University of Colima (Mexico); St. George’s University (Grenada) and University of Pretoria (South Africa), as well as, universities, associations, and health organizations within the U.S., including visiting professorships at University of Michigan, Auburn University, and St. George’s University (Grenada). Additionally, he has served on many boards including the Scientific Advisory Board of the National Diabetes Trust Foundation; American Public Health Governing

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