Partnering with stakeholders

Sharon Brownie, Audrey Holmes

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This chapter outlines how partnering with stakeholders is important for quality health service management and healthcare delivery, and highlights common patterns that drive partnership-based public policy. It also provides an introduction to concepts associated with partnering in health services, defining key terms and discussing the managerial skills or competencies required to engage with stakeholders and implement partnership-based policy. The interests of key stakeholders within the health sector are identified and discussed, and important steps are outlined for a manager undertaking a stakeholder analysis. Finally, the chapter explores the factors essential to successful partnerships and the competencies managers need to successfully develop and maintain stakeholder partnerships.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLeading and Managing Health Services
Subtitle of host publicationAn Australasian Perspective
EditorsGary E. Day, Sandra G. Leggat
Place of PublicationUnited Kingdom
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9781316161777
ISBN (Print)9781107486393
Publication statusPublished - 19 Jun 2015
Externally publishedYes


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