The Xelay Foundation’s research agenda and expert recommendations are rooted in open-minded inquiry and represent the diverse point of view of our 50+ scholars.

Research topics cover hospital systems, management studies, operations, program development, and community engagement.


Non-Profit Management

  • Financial Management Tools for Community-Led Organizations (PDF)
  • Upward Communication in Community Healthcare Organizations (PDF)
  • Change Management: Lessons from Regional Dialysis Providers (Forthcoming 2019)

Community Impact

  • Integrate Community Service Model: A Case Study of Samaritan House (PDF)
  • The Role of Small Sustainable Farming on Local Food Systems in Partnership with Kitchen Table Adivsors (PDF)
  • The Role of Public Hospitals in California: A Case Study of San Mateo Medical Center (PDF)

Consulting Approach

  • Constructive Feedback (PDF)
  • Once Is a Mistake, Twice Is a Choice, Three Times Is a Habit (PDF)
  • Demonstrating Feedback Implementation (PDF)
  • Levels of Maturity in Receiving Feedback (PDF)
  • Impact of Mentor-Mentee Programs (Video)
  • Being a Trusted Advisor (Video)