A Descriptive Account of an Inter-Professional Collaborative Leadership Project
AbstractA collaborative project between an academic healthcare faculty and a professional development director resulted in the design, delivery and evaluation of an inter-professional collaborative leadership workshop with ongoing leadership development activities. The workshop attendees were five inter-professional teams from one large, urban cancer care center in Taipei, Taiwan. The workshop included didactic instruction complemented with team discussions and interactive exercises. Continued practice was encouraged, such as appreciative inquiry exercises and rotated team leadership. Evaluation involved the use of a cross-culturally validated collaborative practice tool and follow-up interviews and focus groups. Although the formal workshop was a 1-day session, continued organizational support and systematic approaches to collaborative leadership practice in clinical settings were necessary components for transfer of learning from the workshop to real life. This paper will include an overview of the foundational leadership concepts covered in the workshop. The instructional strategies, evaluation methods and outcomes will be discussed. The limitations and strengths of this collaborative leadership project will be provided, as well as future plans for a collaborative leadership development program. View Full-Text
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MacPhee, M.; Chang, L.-L.; Havaei, F.; Chou, W.-S. A Descriptive Account of an Inter-Professional Collaborative Leadership Project. Adm. Sci. 2014, 4, 373-399.
MacPhee M, Chang L-L, Havaei F, Chou W-S. A Descriptive Account of an Inter-Professional Collaborative Leadership Project. Administrative Sciences. 2014; 4(3):373-399.Chicago/Turabian Style
MacPhee, Maura; Chang, Li-Lu; Havaei, Farinaz; Chou, Wen-Shan. 2014. "A Descriptive Account of an Inter-Professional Collaborative Leadership Project." Adm. Sci. 4, no. 3: 373-399.