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Dec. 19, 2018

An evidence-based approach to understanding the competency development needs of the health service management workforce in Australia

Region: Western Pacific Scientific publication Empowering and engaging people and communities, Strengthening governance and accountability, Creating an enabling environment Source: BMC Health Services Research

Competent managers are essential to the productivity of organisations and the sustainability of health systems. Effective workforce development strategies sensitive to the current competency development needs of health service managers (HSMs) are required. The aim of this article was
to conduct a 360° assessment of the competence of Australian HSMs to identify managerial competence levels, and training and development needs.