Board Work - Hardcover

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American College of Healthcare Executives 2000 James A. Hamilton book of the year award

Written by Dennis Pointer and James Orlikoff, two of the most experienced and highly regarded governance consultants in the country, Board Work presents a practical model focusing on those factors that most affect board performance. Rich with prescriptive information, practical ideas, assessment tools, and examples, Pointer and Orlikoff provide the expert coaching boards need to do their best work and add value to their organizations.

Based on the authors' forty years of combined experience, this eye-opening book arms boards with tools and techniques to significantly enhance their performance and contributions. Pointer and Orlikoff forward concrete recommendations for implementing benchmark governance systems and practices, creating the essential guide for those who want to make a real difference on behalf of communities they serve.

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About The Author

Dennis D. Pointer in the principal of Dennis D.Pointer & Associates, which has provided gevernance consultation and development services to more than three hundred health care organizations, nonprofits, governmental agencies and commercial corporations.  He has written eleven books and articles, including Really Governing and Board Works which were winners of the American College of Healthcare Book of the Year Award.  He is also author of Navigating the Boardroom which was printied in 2008.  Dr. Pointer held the John J. Hanlon Chair of Health Care Research and Policy in the Graduate School of Public Health at San Diego State Universit.  He currently is a Virginia Mason Professor in the Department of Health Administration, School of Public Health and Community Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle.

James E. Orlikoff is president of Orlikoff & Associates Inc. a consulting firm specializing in health care governance and leadership.  A nationally reconized authority on effective governance, he has written ten books and more than fifty articles, and has consulted with more than five hundred organizations to strengthen their governance effectiveness.  He is the National Advisor on Governance and Leadership to the American Hospital Association and the Health Forum and is a founding member of the Governance Advisor of the Governance Institute where he is a member of the faculty.

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"This is the best book on health care organization governance I have ever read."
Stephen Shortell, Blue Cross of California Distinguished Professor of Health Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley

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Product Details

Title: Board Work: Governing Healthcare Organizations
Dennis D. Pointer, PhD and James E. Orlikoff

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Pub. Date: May 15, 1999
Pages: 320
Edition Number: 1
Language: English
ISBN-13: 978-0787942991
ISBN-10: 0787942995
Product Dimensions: 9.1" x 6.1" x 1.2"

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