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Writing

WORKING PAPERS

"Adaptive Design: Leading With the Brain In Mind" By John Kenagy, October 30, 2012 (PDF)

"Choosing to Thrive in 21st Century Healthcare: The Adaptive M2S2," By John Kenagy. (PDF)

"The Future May Not Be What You Think - And That's Good" By John Kenagy, March 12, 2012 (PDF)

"Leadership and the Successful Brain in 21st Century Healthcare," by John Kenagy, MD. Nov. 15, 2011. (PDF)

"Make a Ding in the Universe: Steve Jobs and 21st Century Healthcare," by John Kenagy, MD. Nov. 1, 2011. (PDF)

Articles written by Dr. Kenagy

"Service Quality in Health Care" by John W. Kenagy, MD, MPA, Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP and Mile F. Shore, MD, Journal of The American Medical Association, Volume 281, February 17, 1999 (PDF)

“Acting Your Way to a New Way of Thinking,” by John Kenagy, MD, in For Your Advantage: An Essential Tool for Healthcare Leaders 9(22):1–2, November 15, 2010. (PDF)

“Maximizing Authority Power in Healthcare,” by John Kenagy, MD, in For Your Advantage: An Essential Tool for Healthcare Leaders 9(16):1–2, August 16, 2010.

“Secret to 21st Century Healthcare Success: Doing What Others Won’t,” by John Kenagy, MD, in For Your Advantage: An Essential Tool for Healthcare Leaders 9(10):1–2, May 17, 2010. (PDF)

“Toyota’s Woes: Are There Lessons for Healthcare?” by John Kenagy, MD, in For Your Advantage: An Essential Tool for Healthcare Leaders 9(4):1–2, February 16, 2010. (PDF)

“The Medical Home — Redesigning Healthcare by Starting with the Patient,” by Dr. John Kenagy in Medical Home News 1(10):1, 7–8, December 2009. (PDF)

“We Won’t Take Control of Healthcare by Rearranging the Deck Chairs on the Titanic,” by John W. Kenagy, MD, MPA in For Your Advantage: An Essential Tool for Healthcare Leaders 8(13):1–2, July 6, 2009. (PDF)

“Delivering on the Promise: An Adaptive Approach to Information Technology in Healthcare,” whitepaper prepared by John Kenagy & Associates, LLC for Microsoft Corporation, April 2004. (URL)

“Will Disruptive Innovations Cure Healthcare?” by Clayton Christensen, John Bohmer, and John Kenagy, in Harvard Business Review 44(5):102-111, September-October 2000. (PDF)

Articles written by others

“Why Hospitals Don’t Learn from Failures: Organization and Psychological Dynamics that Inhibit System Change,” by Anita L. Tucker and Amy C. Edmondson, Harvard Business School, November 6, 2002. (PDF)

“Decoding the DNA of the Toyota Production System,” by Steven J. Spear and H. Kent Bowen in Harvard Business Review OnPoint, January 30, 2006. (URL)

“Chaos in the Hospital: A Historical Review and Case Study,” by Erica Shumate, Harvard Business School, November 2006. (PDF)

“The 6 Myths of Creativity,” by Bill Breen in Fast Company December 1, 2004. (URL)

Must be divine intervention... Somehow, your book appeared on my desk today. I have a big assignment due in the a.m., but I can’t put your book down. Thanks for all you do! The world is a better place because of people like you.

Priscilla Stokes MS, BSN,
RN
Vice President and
Chief Nurse Executive
St. Luke’s Health System