Leadership transformation in Queensland Health Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • IN 2006, QUEENSLAND HEALTH embarked upon a major reform program that included a comprehensive leadership development program for senior leaders, managers and supervisors. The objective was to achieve improvements in the leadership capabilities of key staff that will result in real improvements in workplace culture. The components of the program include: actionlearning leadership development workshops, 360-degree feedback, executive coaching, leadership learning modules and an interactive leadership website. The program is constantly evolving, and implementation commenced in 2007 of a second phase which includes a number of additional initiatives ? an Emerging Clinical Leaders Program, a Top 500 leaders Program, Conflict Resolution Program for Clinicians and a Clinical Network Chairs Leadership Program. Workforce statistics have shown a distinct improvement since the implementation of the program.

publication date

  • 2009