Health is a demanding sector: medical workers need to be responsive, calm, and efficient while providing the best possible care. Their professional responsibility — and the lives of their patients — is on the line. At the same time, they cannot lose sight of the need to control costs. The role of managers at Stanford Health Care is to help staff fulfill their mission.
This month's selection
Based on Nine Lies about Work: A Freethinking Leader’s Guide to the Real World by Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall (Harvard Business Review Press, 2019) and an interview with David Jones, chief HR officer, Stanford Health Care.
Based on an interview with Gil Gordon, author of Turn It Off: How to Unplug From the Anytime-Anywhere Office Without Disconnecting Your Career, (june 2017), « The Professional’s Guide to a Stress-Free Vacation » of Carolyn O’Hara (Harvard Business Review, august 14th 2014), « 3 Negative Messages You Send Your Boss When You Don’t Disconnect While on Vacation » of Michel Theriault (Forbes, may 4th 2017) and « The Right Way to Unplug When You’re on Vacation » signed by Alexandra Samuel (Harvard Business Review, july 15th 2014)