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The doctor-manager relationship

  • Antony Garelick and Leonard Fagin
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The different cultures of doctors and managers and the impact of these on their working relationships are described. A historical resumé tracks organisational change, the evolving nature of the relationship and the stresses it engenders. The phenomenon of scapegoating and an approach to managing risk is explored. Vignettes describing familiar problems, with suggested strategies for analysing them and resolving difficulties, are presented.

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  • Antony Garelick and Leonard Fagin
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