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Slaughtering to serving: a reflection on healthcare leadership in Indonesia


Climate and culture within health institutions are strongly determined by healthcare leadership. Studies have shown how workers’ motivations and satisfactions not only improve their performances but also impact quality of care. Every healthcare leader should make reasonable policies that meet population needs and ensure safe, effective and good quality services. Effective leadership is very crucial to create and maintain a supportive work environment in maximising the potentials of health services. This article aimed to reflect about the importance of healthcare leadership and encourage us to start asking ourselves about our work motivation, strengths and weaknesses, and aspects we aimed to develop, which will help to create a good and healthy workplace environment.

  • health system
  • medical leadership
  • role model
  • values

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