Management and Leadership in Healthcare
The health care environment is fluid. Changes are a constant in this complex melieu. Good management is critical to a successful healthcare organization as is leadership. Although the terms have distinct characteristics, the literature states that the ideal would be a combination of managerial and leadership qualities (Rothbauer-Vanish, 2009). After review of the literature, a clear picture of those managerial and leadership qualities will emerge. Some theorists suggest that a combination of these roles is advantageous (Rothbauer-Vanish, 2009).
Take a position on the notion that a person can be a manager and leader. Do you think the responsibilities and expectations of each position will be complimentary or not? Please provide references and 250+ words.