Subject Learning Outcomes
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
1. identify and critically appraise theories of management in order
to locate management issues as they arise;
2. demonstrate a knowledge and comprehension of theories of
personal development towards effective leadership;
3. demonstrate a knowledge and comprehension of personality
differences in perception and decision making in the health care
4. recognise and analyse personal changes in relation to health
care settings as well as respond to change within the
organisation and changing management goals within the
5. critically evaluate multi-cultural factors in health care settings;
6. plan the effective use of personnel’s time for individuals and
groups within the work environment;
Assignment – Management Case Study
Task Description This management case study can be on any topic you choose. It
could relate to an issue or problem in your workplace that you wish
to address or it could be about implementing an improvement in
clinical care or management practices.
The Report must be in official Report format with an Executive
summary, a Literature Review, a statement of Recommendations
with Rationales (list of Problem Solving Strategies), and a
The educational objective for this assignment is that the students will
be able to comprehend the structure of official documents that are
submitted to senior level committees, and will be able to construct
one if requested in the correct format and use it to positively influence
health management and clinical practice.
Please ensure that your report includes the following:
? An Executive Summary (this should provide an overview of
the report and describe a clear purpose of the report).
? A Literature Review (including an overview of your search
strategy and a discussion of the literature on the relevant
topic or topics). Literature can include published research,
government reports, policies and procedures and other
relevant texts.
? A statement of recommendations with rationales (and
problem solving strategies if appropriate). This might take the
form of a discussion but needs to make clear
recommendations that relate to the purpose of your report
with rationales.
? A conclusion
? A reference list.