What is strategic management? How does that apply to the health care industry? Be specific. Give examples of the macroenvironment. How do they apply to the health care industry? What is a SWOT analysis? How would that process be beneficial to a health care organization? List three characteristics of a […]
Health promotion in the digital era: critical commentary What is the take away message? What message do you agree/disagree with? Did the reading coloured your perception in any way? What unanswered question/concern brought by this material? Did the reading generate need for further inquiry? If so, what’s?
SWOT analysis is an analysis tool to develop strategies. One can form four quadrants: strengths-‐opportunities (SO), strengths-‐threats (ST), weaknesses-‐opportunities (WO), and weaknesses-‐threats (WT). For each quadrant, one could ask questions to stimulate the discussion in the development of strategies. For example, “how an organization’s strengths be used to exploit potential […]
Discussion Question: At a pharmaceutical firm, researchers are assigned to clusters of diseases (mental health conditions, autoimmune diseases, neurological diseases) rather than to a specific drug research project. What might be some of the benefits of organizing the firm’s research efforts in this manner? (p. 72 in Project Management Textbook) […]
Work environments are ever changing. With the advent of consistent technological advances, the need for onsite workers has been diminished in many organizations. Flexible work schedules, virtual teams, remote work sites, and the like all impact organizational effectiveness. The concept of alternative working conditions should ideally increase productivity for the […]
Discussion Question: To explore the concept of complexity, think a little more about the topic you have chosen for your historical analysis essay. Your essay, of course, is relatively brief, so your thesis statement is probably fairly narrow. That is as it should be. But just for the purposes of […]