New program takes new approach to healthcare leadership

Article in Transforming the Nation's Healthcare

For Dr Michael Fischer, the healthcare sector is an exemplar of complexity, where the traditional top-down approach to leadership doesn’t always work.

“Very often, when you speak to CEOs and managers, they talk about the complexity of structures, as if they were buildings. But when you move into an organisation, they don’t look like structures. They look like communities of people interacting with each other.”

Michael is the program director of Inspiring Healthcare Leaders, a new Melbourne Business School executive education program that is informed by his long experience in the UK as a clinician and researcher. >>