Administration in mental health

, Volume 10, Issue 2, pp 92–103 | Cite as

The changing role of the state hospital director: Restructuring the top management team

  • Diane M. Pinchoff
  • Mahmud Mirza


This article analyzes turnover in the position of state hospital director. It examines the relationship between role structure, job stress and burnout. Based on this analysis, recommendations are made for the restructuring of a top management team. Buffalo Psychiatric Center, a 750-bed facility operated by the New York State Office of Mental Health, provides the setting for this case study.


Public Health Mental Health Management Team State Hospital Role Structure 
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© Human Sciences Press 1982

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  • Diane M. Pinchoff
  • Mahmud Mirza

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