Resourcing: Access, Availability, and Localisation

  • Leigh-ann OnnisEmail author
Part of the Management for Professionals book series (MANAGPROF)


Key Messages
  • The availability of resources has implications on performance and workforce stability.

  • The most frequently discussed resourcing concern was staff accommodation.

  • The nature of the work creates additional challenges; therefore, in remote regions personal support often extends beyond the traditional work day.

  • While many of the physical hazards are associated with the remote geography, some of the mental health and general wellbeing issues are avoidable, and at a minimum could be reduced through improved management practices, work systems, and access to resources.

  • Management practices that strive to localise policies without compromising the integrity of health services are better positioned to create sustainable workforces.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Business, Law & GovernanceJames Cook UniversityCairnsAustralia

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