· Evaluate organizational theories in health care and assess their interaction with one another.

Discussion Assignment: Discussion: Deriving Organizational Culture from Organizational Theory

 Discussion: Deriving Organizational Culture from Organizational Theory

According to Siourouni, Kastanioti, Tziallas, & Niakas (2012), “organizational culture refers to a wide range of social phenomena, including an organization’s customary dress, language, behavior, beliefs, values, symbols of status and authority, myths, ceremonies and rituals, and modes of deference and subversion; all of which help to define an organization’s character and norms” (pg. 213). Discuss how organizational theory has a direct impact on the development of organizational culture.

Your posts will be graded on how well they meet the Discussion Requirements posted in the “Before You Begin” section. Please review this section as well as the discussion scoring rubric.

Your posts will be graded on how well they meet the Discussion Requirements posted in the “Before You Begin” section. Please review this section as well as the discussion scoring rubric.

Siourouni, E., Kastanioti, C. K., Tziallas, D., & Niakas, D. (2012). Health care provides organizational culture profile: A literature review.  Health Science Journal. 6 (2): 212 – 233. Retrieved from  http://www.hsj.gr/medicine/health-care-providers-organizational-culture-profile-a-literature-review.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

Module 1 – Home

ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY, STRUCTURE, CHANGE, & CULTURE

Modular Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this module, the student will be able to satisfy the following outcomes:

· Case

· Evaluate organizational theories in health care and assess their interaction with one another.

· SLP

· Distinguish organizational change and develop a proposal for execution.

· Discussion

· Identify and rationalize the impact of organizational theory on organizational culture.

Module Overview

Organizational Theory

According to Draft (2004) as stated in Olden (2006), “organization theory provides a way of seeing, describing, analyzing, understanding, and improving organizations based on patterns of organizational design and behavior” (para. 1). Organizational theory provides leaders with models, principles, and methods to assist in the success of the organization’s structure, design, and process problems.

In Module 1, you will be become more familiar with the applications and standards of organizational theories, structure, change, and culture.

Olden, P. C. (2006). Teaching organization theory for healthcare management: three applied learning methods. Journal of Health Administration Education. 23(1):39-52.

 

 

Module 1 – Background

ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY, STRUCTURE, CHANGE, & CULTURE

Required Reading

Anders, C., & Cassidy, A. (2014). Effective organizational change in healthcare: Exploring the contribution of empowered users and workers. International Journal of Healthcare Management, 7(2), 132–151. doi: 10.1179/2047971913Y.0000000061. Available in the Trident Online Library.

Johnson, A., Nguyen, H., Groth, M., Wang, K., & Ju Li, N. (2016). Time to change: A review of organizational culture change in health care organizations. Journal of Organizational Effectiveness, 3(3), 265-288. doi: 2048/10.1108/JOEPP-06-2016-0040. Available in the Trident Online Library.

Mayhew, R. (2017). How to write a proposal to change a department’s structure. CHRON. Retrieved from  https://smallbusiness.chron.com/write-proposal-change-departments-structure-10176.html

Mick, S. S., & Shay, P. D. (2014). Chapter 2 A Primer of organizational theories in health care. In Advances in health care organization theory. (2nd ed.). John Wiley & Sons: San Francisco, CA. Available in the Trident Online Library.

Borkowski, N. (2016). Chapter 2 – Diversity and cultural competency in health care. In Organizational behavior in health care (3rd ed.). Jones and Bartlett Learning: Burlington, MA. Available in the Trident Online Library.

Borkowski, N. (2016). Part VI- Managing organizational change. In Organizational behavior in healthcare (3rd ed.). Jones and Bartlett Learning: Burlington, MA. Available in the Trident Online Library.

Scott, T., Mannion, R., Davies, H.T.O., & Marshall, M.N. (2003). Implementing culture change in health care: Theory and practice. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 15(2): 111-118. doi: 10.1093/intqhc/mzg021. Retrieved from  https://academic.oup.com/intqhc/article/15/2/111/1894353

Video

Strategy and Business. (2016). What Is Corporate Culture? [Video file]. Retrieved from  https://youtu.be/gficoigz1xs

Optional Reading

Colville, K., & Camilleri, S. (2016). Organizational theory in health care management: Symposium introduction. International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior, 19(2), 167-176. doi: 10.1108/IJOTB-19-02-2016-B002.

 

 

*********MOD 1 – Case Assignment***************

ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY, STRUCTURE, CHANGE, & CULTURE

Assignment Overview

Organizational structure is a key factor in the success of an organization. Moreover, organizational theories assist in addressing business needs successfully by highlighting specific organizational problems and how a suitable structure can deal with them. As a health care professional, you should have a keen understanding of various organizational theories in order to apply them as needed for the success of your organization and/or department.

Case Assignment

Chapter 2 of A Primer of Organization Theories in Health Care (pgs. 27 – 47) discusses the following organization theories in health care:

1. Structural Contingency Theory

2. Resource Dependence Theory

3. Institutional Theory

4. Population Ecology

5. Principal-Agent Theory

6. Transaction Cost Economics

7. Social Network Theory

8. Complexity Theory

Part 1:

Based on your readings and additional research, complete the following:

· Discuss the importance of organizational theory in health care

· Use the below chart to define and identify the pros and cons of each theory in detail.

  Theories Definition Pros Cons
1 Structural Contingency      
2 Resource Dependence      
3 Institutional      
4 Population Ecology      
5 Principal-Agent      
6 Transaction Cost Economics      
7 Social Network      
8 Complexity      

Part 2:

In 1-2 pages, identify how the theories interact with one another. Provide health care examples in your writing.

Your scholarly paper should include an introduction and conclusion paragraph.

Assignment Expectations

1. Conduct additional research to gather sufficient information to justify/support your analysis.

2. Limit your response to a maximum of 4 pages.

3. Support your analysis with peer-reviewed articles, using at least 3 references. Use the following link for additional information on how to recognize peer-reviewed journals:  http://www.angelo.edu/services/library/handouts/peerrev.php.

4. You may use the following source to assist in formatting your assignment:  https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/

5. Georgetown University Library (n.d.) Evaluating internet resources. Retrieved from  https://www.library.georgetown.edu/tutorials/research-guides/evaluating-internet-content

 

 

***********Module 1 – SLP Assignment***********

ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY, STRUCTURE, CHANGE, & CULTURE

As you are aware, the health care field is continually evolving to meet the demand of consumers. With this comes organizational change. Change in any field can be difficult if not executed properly.

For this assignment, assume the following:

· You are the Director of Regional Health, a small physician practice.

· Regional Health is located in Williston, North Dakota, with a population ≈ 25,500 (U.S. Census, 2017).

· You have conducted a survey and found that consumers would prefer a patient-centered organization.

· Most of the consumers at Regional Health are between the ages of 50 – 75.

Develop an Organizational Change Proposal that will outline how the organization will meet the demand of the current consumers. Include the following in your 2- to 3-page proposal:

· Project goal

· Project Work Plan – 3 Phases

1. Organizational Assessment and Development Planning: In this phase, detail organizational history, new products and services, and key areas of change.

2. Plan for Strategic Change: In this phase, outline how the organization will change to meet the needs of the consumer.

3. Action Plan and Deliverables: In this phase, outline an action plan for the change and how/when it should be delivered.

Organizational Change Proposal example:

Authenticity Consulting (n.d.) Field guide to consulting and organizational development. Retrieved from: https://managementhelp.org/misc/Sample-Proposal.pdf

Be detailed, specific, and creative with your proposal. Include in your proposal any Organizational Theories that you feel would be beneficial.

SLP Assignment Expectations

1. Conduct additional research to gather sufficient information to justify/support your proposal.

2. Limit your response to a maximum of 3 pages, not including the title or reference pages.

3. Support your proposal with peer-reviewed articles, using at least 3 references. Use the following link for additional information on how to recognize peer-reviewed journals:  http://www.angelo.edu/services/library/handouts/peerrev.php.

4. You may use the following source to assist in formatting your assignment:  https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/.

5. Georgetown University Library (n.d.) Evaluating internet resources. Retrieved from  https://www.library.georgetown.edu/tutorials/research-guides/evaluating-internet-conten

 

Module 1 – Outcomes

ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY, STRUCTURE, CHANGE, & CULTURE

· Module

· Evaluate organizational theories in health care and assess their interaction with one another.

· Distinguish organizational change and develop a proposal for execution.

· Identify and rationalize the impact of organizational theory on organizational culture.

· Case

· Evaluate organizational theories in health care and assess their interaction with one another.

· SLP

· Distinguish organizational change and develop a proposal for execution.

· Discussion

· Identify and rationalize the impact of organizational theory on organizational culture.

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