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Publications: Healthcare & Diversity

Myers, V.L. (study in progress). Lessons learned about micro-behaviors of leaders who have facilitated equitable ascent of African Americans in elite and executive roles. 

Myers, V.L. (2021). Inspiring Inclusion: What is the evidence for a faith-based a to leadership development. Chapter in Blessed Are Those Who Ask Questions. Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, NC.

Myers, V.L., Griffith, J.R.,Banaszak-Holl, J., Raghunathan, T., Wooten, L.P., Zhu, J. (2016). Organizational Climate and Diversity Management in Southeast Michigan Hospitals. Research Report. Click here to download  

Myers, V.L (2015).  Diversity Ideologies in Action: Energizing Renewal and Excellence in Healthcare. A chapter in KD Elsbach, A.B. Kayes and D.C. Kayes, eds., Contemporary Organizational Behavior: From Ideas to Action, Prentice Hall.

PD Jacobson, V.L. Myers, JG Calhoun, and JE Platt (2012). Examining the Structure and Sustainability of Health Care Safety Net Services, in MA Hall and S Rosenbaum,
eds., The Health Care Safety Net, Rutgers University Press.

Myers, V.L. & Wooten, L.P (2011). Generative Change in Health Care Organizations: Co-Creating Health To Reduce Health Disparities, in J. Dutton and K. Golden-Biddle eds., Exploring Positive Social Change and Organizations, Routledge-Taylor Francis Press.

​Jacobson, P.D., Myers, V.L., Calhoun, J.G. and Platt, J.E. (2011). Operational and Organizational Efficencies in Michigan’s Health Care Safety Net Organizations, Final Project Report to the University of Michigan’s Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation.

Myers, V.L., Wooten, L.P., Banaszak-Holl, J., Griffith, J.R. (2011). Analyzing Diversity Management Practices in Southeast Michigan Hospitals. Technical Report to the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation.

Myers, V.L. & Wooten, L.P (2009). The Transformational Power of a Mission Driven Strategy: Extraordinary Diversity Practices & Quality of Care in a Multi-State Healthcare System. Organization Dynamics, 38 (4):297-304.

Myers, V.L. (2009). Pilot of a Diversity Leadership Competency Course for graduate students in healthcare administration. Journal of Health Administration Education, 24 ( 4):273-300.

Myers, V.L. and Dreachslin, J.L. (2007). Recruitment and Retention of a Diverse Workforce: Challenge and Opportunity Journal of Healthcare Management, 52(5), 290.

Dreachslin, J.L. and Myers, V.L. (2007). A Systems Approach to Culturally Competent and Linguistically Appropriate Care. Journal of Healthcare Management, 52(4), 220.

Wallace, J.W., Myers, V.L. & Osai, E. (2004). Faith Matters: Race/Ethnicity, Religion and Substance Use in America." Baltimore: Annie E. Casey Foundation Press.

Myers, V. L. (2003) Planning and Evaluating Faith-based Interventions: Closing the Theory-Practice Divide. The Role of Faith-based Organizations in the Social Welfare System – 2003 Spring Research Forum Working Papers. Independent Sector and the Roundtable on Religion and Social Welfare Policy. Sponsored by the Rockefeller Institute of Government and Independent Sector: Washington, D.C..

Myers, V. L. (2003). An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Faith-based Human Services: Identifying Latent Organizational, Social and Psychological Processes. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

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