Critical Role of Human Resource Management in the Cost, Quality and Productivity Equation
New Horizons in Management series
Edited by Peter Spurgeon, Ronald J. Burke and Cary L. Cooper
Peter Spurgeon Peter Spurgeon worked in a number of universities and other sectors before joining the Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, in 1984. He was Director of HSMC for a number of years, before joining Warwick University as Director of the Institute of Clinical Leadership. His main qualifications and membership are: ● ● ● ● B.Sc. Psychology, University of Southampton, 1968 Ph.D, University of London, 1971 Associate British Psychological Society Chartered Occupational Psychologist Peter’s main areas of interest include: ● ● ● ● ● medical leadership assessing managerial potential and performance organisational development and the management of change clinicians in management, organisational culture and risk management medical engagement Peter has worked on specific assignments in Australia, Hong Kong, Italy, Greece, Mexico, Norway, Portugal and Zimbabwe. This work has involved advice to health ministers and policy makers about health service reform as well as the provision of managerial training programmes for senior executives. He holds the post of Adjunct Professor, Curtin University, Perth, Australia and at Bocconi University, Milan. He has recently been Project Director of the Enhancing Engagement in Medical Leadership scheme on behalf of the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement and Academy of Medical Royal Colleges. He has also been instrumental in establishing the Faculty of Medical Leadership. viii M3005 - SPURGEON 9781849809849 PRINT.indd viii 31/10/2012 08:45 Editors’ biographies ix Ronald J. Burke One of Canada’s most prolific researchers, Professor Burke has focused on the relationship between the work environment and the individual’s overall well-being, and over the past forty years has written articles...