Academic journal article Frontiers of Health Services Management

Response from a Feature Author

Academic journal article Frontiers of Health Services Management

Response from a Feature Author

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I appreciate the insightful comments by these leaders in the field. Huber and Friede stress that board engagement is enhanced through board-driven governance and provide a list of indicators that provides a basis for meaningful discussion. Their comments expand on many of the key points in my article and are most helpful. Stout also highlights a major area of focus-how to find the most useful resources to conduct effective analysis of board competencies and performance-and she encourages updating board job descriptions to include transformational governance.

I would like to provide some clarification in response to the commentary by Tyler and Biggs. "Wicked questions" is really a term of art used in some of the early complexity publications. These questions are purposefully provocative and aimed at exposing assumptions or uncovering paradoxes (Zimmerman, Lindberg, and Plsek 1998). The idea is to move beyond the comfortable and pose the difficult questions that need to be asked. For example, a colleague described a situation in which the system strategy required consolidation of oncology services from three sites to one campus, which was to be determined by means of a jointly planned effort by the three campus leaders. …

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