Analysis of managing upwards and across

This subject covers the essential knowledge that clinicians need to manage a ward, unit, service or clinical division,and introduces the concept of management theory and practice in health care settings. It addresses the basic competencies to fulfill a managerial role and the broader context in which a clinical manager operates. It enables students to develop effective skills in managing themselves, other people, teams and finances. Topics covered include the difference between leading and managing, management and leadership styles, team communication, leading and developing teams, delivering constructive feedback to staff, recruitment and retention in relation to generational issues, managing diversity and dysfunctional people, understanding the main financial statements, and how to construct and analyse a budget. An emphasis is placed on describing strategies to deal with a range of common performance issues.

Assessment task 2: Analysis of managing upwards and across

Intent: This assessment item focuses on the importance of managing upwards and across within a
healthcare organisation.

Objective(s): This assessment task addresses subject learning objective(s):
A, B, C and D
This assessment task contributes to the development of graduate attribute(s):
1.2, 2.1, 3.1, 4.1 and 4.2

Subject objectives
Upon successful completion of this subject students should be able to:
A. Critically appraise a variety of management and leadership theories, their application, and appropriateness in the
context of a clinical environment;
B. Consider the impact of organisational structures and processes on managing staff in a clinical environment;
C. Recommend contemporary and validated strategies appropriate to managing self, individuals, teams, complex
staffing issues and financial resources in a clinical environment;
D. Create a variety of ways in which complex issues can be effectively communicated for a variety of target
This subject also contributes specifically to the following graduate attributes:
Appraise local, national and international networks to enhance translation of latest evidence into practice. (1.2)
Influence leadership and advocacy, within scope of practice, for person centred care. (2.1)
Investigate and critically reflect upon the health professional role as it relates to social justice and global citizenship.(3.1)
Justify creative strategies and techniques to communicate appropriately in challenging, complex, and diverse
situations. (4.1)
Investigate innovative techniques to empower, facilitate and support healthy behaviours. (4.2)

Type: Report style

Task: This student report is based on a range of case studies and scenarios that are provided to, and
i have 4 from them you can choice one from them . i will uploaded picture and you can see it

Length: 1500 word report style

Criteria: 20% Analyses and reframes the issues demonstrating a depth of knowledge about management
20% Considers relevant management and leadership theories to guide the response to the board
and the general manager
35% Recommends relevant strategies for the response to the board and the general manager that
demonstrates a depth of knowledge associated with managing staff
5% Formulates a clear and logical approach within a professional report structure
10% Validates perspectives through correct interpretation and explicit linkage of relevant and current
literature (> year 2004) to the assessment focus
10% Produces correct grammar, spelling, formatting, style (report), and referencing

Referencing style
The Faculty of Health uses the ‘Harvard (UTS)’ style for in text referencing and production of a reference list. Please
refer to for guidance on this referencing style.