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Project Overview

Lay Summary

Project Outline

Project Protocol


Research Briefings

Research Briefing 1 : Releasing time to Manage
Research Briefing 2 : After the crisis: the maintenance model of effective change
Research Briefing 3 : What motivates NHS managers?
Research Briefing 4: Names, ranks and numbers
Research Briefing 5: Spot the manager
Research Briefing 6: Challenges facing healthcare managers
Research Briefing 7: Are healthcare management jobs becoming extreme jobs?
Research Briefing 8: Managers have feelings too: emotions of healthcare managers
Research Briefing 9: Elsenham crossing: a wholly avoidable accident
Research Briefing 10: Reinforcing the management contribution
Research Briefing 11: Knowing me knowing you
Research Briefing 12: You are what you email @ your box
Research Briefing 13: Sticking plasters over big problems: a causality casualty
Research Briefing 14: Managing capacity
Research Briefing 15: Leadership in healthcare: new challenges need new competencies
Research Briefing 16: Are you mentally tough?: Applying sports and navy principles to healthcare
Research Briefing 17: Sweat the small stuff
Research Briefing 18: Grandmother's footsteps: the institutional context of management work
Research Briefing 19: A review of research on extreme jobs: long hours, intense effort, high challenge  

Project Outputs

Pilbeam, C.J. and David A. Buchanan, D.A., 2010, ‘A very unpleasant disease: the rapid reform and maintenance of infection control’, paper presented to the Seventh Biennial International Conference in Organizational Behaviour in Healthcare, University of Birmingham, April.

Buchanan, D.A., Bailey, C. and Osbourne, J., 2010, ‘Up to our shoulders in concrete: how the need for radical change inhibits radical change’, poster presentation to Delivering Better Health Services, The Health Services Research Network and the Service Delivery and Organisation Network Joint Annual Conference, Manchester, June.

Buchanan, D.A., 2010, ‘Two years from now, I don’t just want to be doing what we do today more efficiently: CIP, QIPP, and strategic change in healthcare’, paper presented at the British Academy of Management Annual Conference, Symposium on Strategic Management and Performance in Changing Times, September.

Buchanan, D.A., 2010, ‘Healthcare managers: the other front line?’, a six minute television interview, based on this project, available on the Cranfield School of Management website and on the Cranfield section on YouTube from mid-July, accompanied by a pdf transcript. Also published in the September 2010 issue of Think Cranfield, a quarterly online newsletter reporting on topical issues and Cranfield research.

Buchanan, D.A., 2010, ‘NHS managers: the other front line?, Think Cranfield, a quarterly online newsletter, September; available at:
http://www.som.cranfield.ac.uk/som/p15286/Think-Cranfield/2010/September-2010/NHS-Managers-The-Other-Frontline

Pilbeam, C.J. and Buchanan, D.A., 2010, ‘After the crisis: the maintenance model of effective change’, Health Service Journal Online Resource Centre, 16 August; available (to HSJ subscribers) at:
http://www.hsj.co.uk/resource-centre/your-ideas-and-suggestions/changes-in-patient-safety/5017551.article

Buchanan, D.A., 2010, ‘Leading and implementing change: recognizing the other NHS front line’, Health Service Journal Seventh Annual Leadership Forum, The Cavendish Centre, London, 29 November.

Parry, E. and Buchanan, D.A., 2011, ‘Releasing time to manage’, Management Focus, Spring edition, pp.10-13.

Osbourne, J.A. and Parry, E., 2011, ‘We’re struggling with the sense of victim in the middle’: the emotional labour of management in healthcare’, developmental paper, the British Academy of Management Annual Conference, Aston University Birmingham, Healthcare Organization and Management track, September.

Denyer, D., Buchanan, D.A., Parry, E. and Osbourne, J.A., 2011, ‘My job is wicked: the pressures and demands on middle management in the NHS’, developmental paper, the British Academy of Management Annual Conference, Aston University Birmingham, Healthcare Organization and Management track, September.

Pilbeam, C. and Moore, C., 2011, ‘Are you talkin’ to me?: a social network analysis of a change agent’s interactions’, developmental paper, the British Academy of Management Annual Conference, Aston University Birmingham, September.

Pilbeam, C.J. and Buchanan, D.A., 2012, ‘A very unpleasant disease: successful post-crisis management in a hospital setting’, in Helen Dickinson and Russel Mannion (eds), The Reform of Health Care: Shaping, Adapting and Resisting Policy Developments, Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills Basingstoke, pp.211-226.

Moore, C. and Buchanan, D.A., 2012, ‘Sweat the small stuff: minor problems, rapid fixes, major gains’, paper presented to the 8th International Conference on Organizational Behaviour in Healthcare, Dublin, April.


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