BHA320 Module 3 Case SLP

9/11/23, 2:47 PM Case – BHA320 Management of Health Programs (2023AUG14FT-1) 1/2

Module 3 – Case


Assignment Overview

Most of us are familiar with the role of a manager and that of a leader. We also know
the functions each is expected to perform. However, there is a trend in the UK that
puts managers in a different role. This trend is manager as coach (MAC) and will be
the focus of this assignment. Before beginning the tasks, please read the following

Ladyshewsky, R. K. (2010). The manager as coach as a driver of organizational
development. Leadership & Organization Development Journal, 31(4), 292-306. doi:

Case Assignment

In a 3-page paper, answer the following questions:

1. What is meant by the term manager as coach (MAC)?

2. Is this role more appropriate for a leader or manager?

3. What are the advantages and disadvantages regarding MAC?

4. How does it fit with the other roles of a manager and leader?

5. Would this be an effective tool in a health care setting as a leader? Why or why

Assignment Expectations

1. Conduct additional research to gather sufficient information to justify/support your
responses to each question.

2. Support your paper with peer-reviewed articles, with at least 3 references. Use
the following link for additional information on how to recognize peer-reviewed

3. You may use Purdue OWL to assist in formatting your assignment:


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