Brief Background or description of Kaiser Permanente

Question Description

You will be using these tools and other information to describe the organization and identify the stakeholder relationships for Kaiser Permanente.

1. Narrative – Based on the organizational chart and relationship diagram, submit a 5-page narrative, excluding references and the title page, that describes the organization and what you have learned in this exercise. The paper should be in APA format with appropriate references. Following is a structure you may use for this analysis.

o Brief Background or description of Kaiser Permanente, including the mission or purpose, number and types of employees, and a description of the stakeholders/customers. (approximately 1 page)

o Review Kaiser Permanentes structure and the effectiveness (or lack of) for meeting the mission and vision of the organization. (approximately 1.5 pages)

o Review of the stakeholder relationship diagram/map explaining the relationships, interconnections, and impacts of the relationships on Kaiser Permanente (approximately 2 pages)

o Your analysis of what you learned using the tools in this assignment. (approximately 0.5 page)

o Citations and References, APA Format

2. Create an Organizational chart – Note any characteristics that make the organizational structure unique. The organizational chart does not need names, just position titles.


3. Create a Relationship Diagram – Identify how Kaiser Permanente relates to at least seven (7) of its external stakeholders or customers, including at least two (2) other entities in the broad health care community. Use the link below for creation.