3417.0 Challenging Paradigms and Restructuring Silos: Leadership and Management Strategies for Change

Monday, November 9, 2009: 4:30 PM
This session will explore the relationship between silos and paradigms and the role of leaders in creating change. How does the way we organize our work in silos challenge our ability to address complex and dynamic public health issues? What are paradigms, and how do they influence the culture and actions within a silo? What is the responsibility of a leader to break down silos and reshape paradigms? How can leaders embrace change as a positive force in shaping a more flexible and dynamic structure that allows for a more responsive approach to public health?
Session Objectives: Describe the challenge silo's and paradigms create in addressing public health challenges Articulate the role of leaders in redesigning our systems to be more flexible Identify strategies leaders can use to break down silos and reshape paradigms to effectively respond to change in a flexible and timely way.

4:30 PM
Silos and Paradigms
Louis Rowitz, PhD

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