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 HCS/475

LEADERSHIP AND PERFORMANCE DEVELOPMENT

 

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HCS 475 Week 1 Leadership and Management Characteristics Paper
 

You need to be aware of the intertwining nature of management and leadership as you look for a management position. Traditionally, leadership is viewed as a subset of management. Management without leadership lacks inspiration to drive change. Employers generally include management skills and leadership expectations within job applications and descriptions.

Open your web browser and go to your preferred job search engine to search for a management position within health care. You can also search in your local newspaper or job board. Also, you can use the following keywords when completing your search:

Keywords

Management positions in health care

Health care administrator positions

Health care management

Write a 700- to 1,050-word summary that addresses the following:

 

 

 

Using the job description or requirements of the jobs you searched, explain the skills and characteristics required for each of the following: 

 

 

 

Identify keywords found within the job posting that represent a management skill or characteristic.
 

 

Identify keywords found within the job posting that represent a leadership skill or characteristic.
 

 

 
 

 

Explain what characteristics are found in a leader. 

 

 

 

What are the traits of an effective leader?
 

 

How do these traits support you in becoming an effective leader in a management position?
 

 

 
 

 

Examine the relationship between personal characteristics and effective leadership. 

 

 

 

How does an individual’s perspective influence their leadership style?
 

 

 
 

 

Format your paper according to APA guidelines.

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HCS 475 Week 2 The Importance of Accountability Paper
 

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper that addresses the following:

 

 

 

Why is accountability important in the health care industry?
 

 

How is an employee’s accountability measured in the health care industry?
 

 

How does accountability apply to ethical considerations in leadership and management?
 

 

What does a checks-and-balances process look like in a successful organization?
 

 

How does accountability affect an organization’s working culture?
 

 

How can you maintain a positive working culture and avoid a culture of blame?                         
 

 

Cite a minimum of 4 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references.

Format your paper according to APA guidelines.

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HCS 475 Week 3 Effective Work Group Presentation
 

Read the following scenario:

You have each been promoted as part of a new management team for a long-term care facility. During the past two months, you have noticed an increase in conflicts between your coworkers and other departments such as pharmacy or dietary. Your boss sees this as an issue and has asked your management team to find a solution.

Create a 10- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with detailed speaker notes that addresses the following:

 

 

 

What elements are found in an effective health care work group?
 

 

How does a leader’s leadership style influence the work group?
 

 

What tools are available to help motivate and empower the work group?
 

 

Do these tools differ by environment?
 

 

Why do you think those tools and techniques would work or not work given your specific environment?
 

 

Provide 2 to 4 examples of financial versus non-financial tools to motivate your staff.
 

 

Cite a minimum of 3 references.

Format your assignment according to APA guidelines.

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HCS 475 Week 4 Processes Worksheet
 

Complete the Processes worksheet.

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The Problem Solving and Delegation Process

 

It is important for you to understand your responsibilities within the delegation process and analyze the problem-solving process to be an effective health care leader.

 

Resources:  Your textbook and weekly readings

 

Complete Parts A and B of this worksheet.

 

Save the completed worksheet as a Microsoft® Word document to your computer desktop with your name in the file name.

 

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Part A: The Delegation Process

 

Complete the table below according to the following guidelines:

 

 

 

 

In the spaces provided, list and identify each step within the delegation process. You must define each step using your own words.
 

 

In the space provided, summarize a health care management scenario that illustrates the responsibilities of the health leader within each step in 125 to 150 words. In the scenario, you may wish to consider the following:
 

 

Responsibilities of the health care leader
 

 

Actions taken to complete the identified steps and effectiveness of the decisions made by the health care leader
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Delegation Process Steps
Identify the Step
Scenario
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Part B: Problem-Solving Process

 

Complete the table below according to the following guidelines:

 

 

 

 

In the spaces provided, list and identify each step within the problem-solving process. You must define each step using your own words.
 

 

In the space provided, summarize a health care management scenario that analyzes each step in 125 to 150 words. In the scenario, you may wish to consider the following:
 

 

Responsibilities of the health care leader
 

 

Actions taken to complete the identified steps and effectiveness of the decisions made by the health care leader
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Problem-Solving Steps
Identify the Step
Scenario
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 
 

 

 

HCS 475 Week 4 Problem Analysis Worksheet
 

Complete the Problem Analysis worksheet.

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Problem Analysis Worksheet

 

Resources: pp. 139 to 140 in Ch. 6 of the Leadership for Health Professionals: Theory, Skills, and Applications textbook and pp. 124 to 125 in Ch. 5 of the Leadership for Health Professionals: Theory, Skills, and Applications textbook

 

Review the Week Five Case Studies.

 

Select one scenario.

 

Complete the table below for the scenario selected by providing the following information in the spaces below:

 

 

 

Identify the problem.
 

 

o    What is the issue?

o    Who does it affect?

 

 

 

Analyze the problem.
 

 

Select the appropriate model to analyze the problem.
 

 

Analyze the ethical considerations within the problem.
 

 

Create two to three possible solutions to resolve the problem.
 

 

Analyze the potential positive and negative effects.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scenario Number
Identify the Problem:
Analyze the Problem and Ethical Considerations:
 
  

 

 
Solution #1
Potential Positive Effects:
Potential Negative Effects:
 
 
 
Solution #2
Potential Positive Effects:
Potential Negative Effects:
 
 
 
Solution #3
Potential Positive Effects:
Potential Negative Effects:
 
 
 
 

 

 

Cite your reference according to APA guidelines.

 

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HCS 475 Week 5 Mentoring and Mentorship Program Presentation
 

Imagine you work for a health care organization in which the value of mentoring and mentorship has been identified as a key initiative for the organization. A number of individuals have volunteered and have been selected to pilot the program. Your team has been charged with developing a Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation to guide the new mentors.

Createa 10- to 14-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with detailed speaker notes discussing the following:

 

 

 

Identify the mission and vision of the program. 

 

 

 

Purpose of the program
 

 

Mentor and mentee goals
 

 

 
 

 

Analyze the preferred leadership style of a mentor. 

 

 

 

Determine how personal leadership philosophy influences your mentoring style.
 

 

 
 

 

Create an action plan. 

 

 

 

How would you present the program to the new mentors?
 

 

What possible challenges will mentors and mentees face during the program?
 

 

What resources are available to the mentors and mentees?
 

 

How will you receive and implement feedback for the program?
 

 

 
 

 

Identify specific measures you will use to determine if the mentorship program is successful
 

 

Cite 3 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references to support your presentation.

Format your assignment according to APA guidelines. Include a title slide, detailed speaker notes, and a reference slide.

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HCS 475 Week 5 Summary Memo
 

Resources: Problem Analysis Worksheet, Week Five Case Studies, and Summary Memo Guidelines

Review the Problem Analysis Worksheet

Select one of the solutions you proposed in the Change Management Worksheet.

Write a 350- to 700-word summary memo explaining why your solution will be effective in resolving the change/conflict, how you propose to implement the solution, and your role as a leader to manage conflict and create an effective work environment.

Include the following in your summary:

 

 

 

Summarize the problem and the solution you propose to implement.
 

 

Analyze why you think the solution will be effective.
 

 

Analyze what needs to be considered when implementing the proposed solution.
 

 

Analyze the leadership style that best fits in this situation.
 

 

Analyze the leader’s role in managing the conflict. 

 

 

 

What is your role as a leader and how would you manage this conflict?
 

 

 
 

 

Explain the leader’s role in creating an effective work group when implementing the proposed solution.
 

 

Include a reference page with your summary and cite your references using APA guidelines.

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