Quantum Leadership: Advancing Innovation, Transforming Health Care, Third Edition provides leaders in the health care industry with the skills they need to ensure that their organizations are guided accurately and effectively through periods of transformation. As rapid changes continue to affect the health care system, this text offers strategies for handling challenges that arise in health care organizations to better assist leaders in creating a healing environment for both the providers and consumers of health care.
The Third Edition has been completely revised and updated and contains two new chapters: Creating Context: Innovation as a Way of Life and Evidentiary Leadership: An Expanded Lens to Determine Healthcare Value.
Table of Contents
1. A new vessel for leadership
2. Thriving in complexity
3. Evidentiary leadership
4. Creating Context: Innovation as a Way of Life
5. Innovation leadership
6. The leader as peacemaker
7. Crisis management
8. Living leadership
9. Healing brokenness
10. Emotional competence
11. Toxic organizations
12. Transformational coaching
13. The leader’s courage to be willing
14. The new spirit of leadership
About the Author(s)
Tim Porter-O'Grady, DM, EdD, ScD, APRN, FAAN-Senior Partner, Tim Porter-O’Grady Associates, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia, Associate Professor, Leadership Scholar, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona
Dr. Tim Porter-O'Grady has been involved in health care for 33 years. He has served in many positions from clinical provider to both hospital and health service executive in a variety of health services and is a principle in an international health consulting practice. He is currently Senior Partner of Tim Porter-O’Grady Associates, an international health consulting practice specializing in health systems futures, governance leadership and conflict issues. He also serves as an associate professor on the graduate faculty of Emory University in Atlanta. Dr. Porter-O'Grady holds degrees in nursing, clinical administration, learning behavior and health systems. He has done post-doctoral work in aging and is a certified clinical specialist in gerontology. He is a graduate of the Harvard University conflict management program and is certified by the Supreme Court’s Office of Dispute Resolution as a registered mediator and arbitrator.
Dr. Porter-O'Grady has written over 145 journal articles and book chapters and has published thirteen books (4 of which have won the AJN health care management, “Book of the Year” award). He has consulted with over 700 hospitals and health care agencies internationally and has spoken in 1750 health-related settings in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia. Dr. Porter-O'Grady is listed in seven different categories of Who's Who in America, serves on seven health care journal editorial boards and is a member of the New York Academy of Sciences and a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing.
Dr. Porter-O'Grady has served on a number of community and national boards and has been an elected officer in a variety of health related agencies and organizations. He has been a health systems expert for the National Health Policy Council, governing board member Franciscan Health System, Vice-Chair of the governing board of Catholic Health East, President of the Georgia Nurses Foundation, and Chair of the Board of AID Atlanta, among many others.
Dr. Porter-O'Grady has focused his professional work on health systems innovation and creativity as applied to the design and delivery of health services. He is considered an expert on health futures and innovative health service models. He has a strong commitment to building health communities and facilitating the partnerships necessary to sustain them.