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White Collar Zen: Using Zen Principles to Overcome Obstacles and Achieve Your Career Goals

Steven Heine

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195160031
eISBN:
9780199850273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160031.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

It is said that in traditional Japan the samurai embraced Zen because it helped them to be fearless in adversity, to act quickly and decisively, and to keep focused on their ultimate goal. This book ... More


Teamwork in Palliative Care: Fulfilling or Frustrating?

Peter Speck (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198567745
eISBN:
9780191730436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567745.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Teamwork is a complex but essential component of palliative care. The needs of people diagnosed with life threatening disease will vary greatly over time, and it is rarely possible for just one ... More


The Moral Tensions of Management

John Hendry

in Between Enterprise and Ethics: Business and Management in a Bimoral Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199268634
eISBN:
9780191708381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268634.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter focuses on management and morality in contemporary post-bureaucratic business organizations, or within the new corporate cultures of the flexible economy. It looks at three sets of moral ... More


Institutions for writing the economic history of the global

Jan Luiten Van Zanden

in Writing the History of the Global: Challenges for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265321
eISBN:
9780191760495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265321.003.0007
Subject:
History, Historiography

Global history needs to take advantage of new research methodologies of teamwork and collaboration. Historians and economic historians can work together to provide historical data sets covering the ... More


“The House I Live In”

Wendy L. Wall

in Inventing the "American Way": The Politics of Consensus from the New Deal to the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195329100
eISBN:
9780199870226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329100.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the war, federal agencies, Hollywood, and private groups appealed for tolerance in the name of national unity, thus making pluralism a corollary of consensus. This chapter explores the ... More


Networks II: Teamwork

Brian Skyrms

in Signals: Evolution, Learning, and Information

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580828
eISBN:
9780191722769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580828.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Science

This chapter shows that for many tasks the use of signals is crucial in establishing the coordination needed for effective teamwork. Teamwork may in some circumstances be achieved by a simple ... More


The Dynamics of Board Process

Philip Stiles and Bernard Taylor

in Boards at Work: How Directors View their Roles and Responsibilities

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258161
eISBN:
9780191718342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258161.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The degree of involvement of the boards of directors in the process of corporate strategy, corporate control, and the institutional function is subject to considerable variation, with some boards ... More


Team working

Allan Goldman and Guy Hirst

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0049
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses teamwork in the healthcare setting. There is now sufficient evidence that effective teamwork leads to improved patient outcomes, reduced costs, and improved staff morale. In ... More


Ethical Issues In Multidisciplinary Teamwork Within Palliative Care

Bobbie Farsides (ed.)

in Teamwork in Palliative Care: Fulfilling or Frustrating?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198567745
eISBN:
9780191730436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567745.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines ethical issues in the multidisciplinary teamwork setting in palliative care. It contends that one of the great advantages of the multidisciplinary team is that each subgroup ... More


Legal Issues of Multiprofessional Teamwork

Jonathan Montgomery (ed.)

in Teamwork in Palliative Care: Fulfilling or Frustrating?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198567745
eISBN:
9780191730436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567745.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines the legal issues associated with multiprofessional teamwork in the palliative care setting. It considers the legal context in which the multidisciplinary team operates and ... More


Team Effectiveness

Barbara Monroe and Peter Speck (eds)

in Teamwork in Palliative Care: Fulfilling or Frustrating?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198567745
eISBN:
9780191730436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567745.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines the effectiveness of palliative care teams. If the goal of good end-of-life care for all is to be met, palliative care professionals will need to extend their concept of ... More


Conclusion

Peter Speck

in Teamwork in Palliative Care: Fulfilling or Frustrating?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198567745
eISBN:
9780191730436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567745.003.0014
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the importance of teamwork in palliative care. The results indicate that the development of most teams has been an evolutionary process, ... More


Interprofessional collaborative practice in palliative care

Pippa Hall, Maryse Bouvette, Kirsten Heilmann-Stille, and Lynda Weaver

in Palliative Medicine: A case-based manual

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199694143
eISBN:
9780191739255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694143.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter presents a case study to show the aimed-for skills, attitudes, and expertise necessary for interprofessional collaborative practice in palliative care. It looks at a number of questions ... More


Introduction

Peter Speck

in Teamwork in Palliative Care: Fulfilling or Frustrating?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198567745
eISBN:
9780191730436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567745.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the importance of teamwork in palliative care. This book examines the process of forming and sustaining a healthy and ... More


The effect of the setting on the work of the team

Michaela Bercovitch and Abraham Adunsky

in Teamwork in Palliative Care: Fulfilling or Frustrating?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198567745
eISBN:
9780191730436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567745.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines the effect of the interdisciplinary setting on the work of a team in palliative care. Over the years, the interdisciplinary model for palliative care has proved itself as a ... More


Leaders and Followers

Peter Speck

in Teamwork in Palliative Care: Fulfilling or Frustrating?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198567745
eISBN:
9780191730436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567745.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines leadership issues in palliative care teams. The findings suggest that the use, and abuse, of power and authority is a key issue for anyone in leadership and should be one of the ... More


Communication—an Essential Tool for TeamHygiene

Ian Maddocks

in Teamwork in Palliative Care: Fulfilling or Frustrating?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198567745
eISBN:
9780191730436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567745.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines the importance of effective communication to the success of palliative care teams. Workers in palliative care have the reputation of being good communicators with their patients ... More


Multi-professional teamwork

Pam Firth

in Patient Participation in Palliative Care: A voice for the voiceless

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198515814
eISBN:
9780191730498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515814.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses and provides a brief overview of the development of multi-professional working in hospitals and the community. It examines what is meant by teams and teamworking and looks at ... More


Medical student training in communication skills

Joshua Hauser and Gregory Makoul

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Communication is increasingly understood to be a fundamental clinical skill. It is critical to effective diagnosis and management, as well as to connecting with patients on a cognitive and emotional ... More


ECONOMIC RATIONALITY

Paul. Weirich

in The Oxford Handbook of Rationality

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195145397
eISBN:
9780199752393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145399.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Weirich examines three competing views entertained by economic theory about the instrumental rationality of decisions: the first says to maximize self-interest, the second to maximize utility, and ... More


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