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   Strategy & Managerial Decision Making Objectives for this assignment: Apply

   Strategy & Managerial Decision Making Objectives for this assignment: Apply critical thinking skills to analyze business situations. Apply the standard of APA style to all research and writing tasks. Describe common biases in decision making. Interpret reflective and expedient decision making. Summarize the role of decision making in business. Discussion Board Unit 1 Week 1 This DB has four parts: Review the Terminal Course      Objectives, accessed by clicking on the “Course Information” tab      at the top of your screen,…

The business plan of a healthcare organization describes the purpose of the HCO

The business plan of a healthcare organization describes the purpose of the HCO and lends structure to its organizational goals. The strategic plan is used as a directional guide; in other words, how the organization will fulfill its purpose and put ideas into action. The strategic plan also prioritizes the organization’s resources as a means to fulfill the business plan. Simply put, the business plan is the “what,” and the strategic plan is the “how.” To prepare for this assignment,…

Figure 1.1 in the course text illustrates how various functional plans for a he

Figure 1.1 in the course text illustrates how various functional plans for a healthcare organization support the overall strategic plan. Figure 1.1: Relationship of overall strategic plan to business unit plans. Adapted from Strategic Planning and Marketing in Healthcare Organizations by R. Stevens and L. S. Silver, 2015, section 1.2: “The Importance of Strategic Planning and Marketing – Strategic Planning Process Overview.” Copyright 2015 by Bridgepoint Education, Inc. The healthcare delivery system is often described as a service-driven industry. Therefore,…

Vision, Mission, and Values Statements The course is structured so that each we

Vision, Mission, and Values Statements The course is structured so that each week you will work on specific segments of your marketing plan for the Final Project that is due in Week Six. This week you will choose a specific healthcare organization (HCO) and begin examining the products and services found in the HCO’s strategic plan. For this assignment, read Chapter 3 in the course text, which addresses the importance of the mission, vision, and values statements to organizations. Why…

This discussion will allow you to generate content for your Final Project regar

This discussion will allow you to generate content for your Final Project regarding your chosen healthcare organization’s customers and demographics. As mentioned in Chapter 7 of the course text, “marketing involves both the creation and distribution of goods and services” (Stevens, R., & Silver, L. S., 2015, section 7.1: “What is Marketing,” para. 4). Marketing departments should be concerned with customer needs and meeting those needs in the market place. The marketing concept for HCOs, therefore, is patient-centered. However, marketing…

SWOT Analysis This week’s assignment will allow you to generate content that yo

SWOT Analysis This week’s assignment will allow you to generate content that you will incorporate into the Market Analysis section of your Final Project. To prepare for this assignment, read Chapter 4 of the course text and the article by Simoneaux and Stroud (2011). You may also want to review the recommended article by Valentin (2001). During the analysis stage, you consider external factors that pose possible threats to or provide opportunities for your organization and compare these factors against…

Submit a draft of critical elements A through C of Section I (Total Rewards Ana

Submit a draft of critical elements A through C of Section I (Total Rewards Analysis) of the final project. Based on the case study analysis, discussion, and textbook reading up to this point in the course, you should have gathered enough information to analyze given aspects of a benefits and compensation package from the Emerging Pharmaceuticals Case Study and the 2018 Medtronic Benefits data. Address the prompts in the Final Project Guidelines and Rubric document (Section I, Parts A–C) and the Milestone One…

Read the article: “Crisis Management: Prevention, Diagnosis and Intervention” b

Read the article: “Crisis Management: Prevention, Diagnosis and Intervention” by Toby J. Kash and John R. Darling (SNHU Library online) http://ezproxy.snhu.edu/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/226915167?accountid=3783 Write a 3- to 5-page analysis (approximately 3,000 words) on the companies in the assigned case study. In your analysis, do the following: a. Briefly summarize the article (1-3 paragraphs). b. Identify 3 different companies in the article. a. Discuss whether the risk management approach taken by each company was a preventive or intervention measure. b. Consider whether or…

Read Case 9-1 “IT Governance at University of the Southeast” and then answer th

Read Case 9-1 “IT Governance at University of the Southeast” and then answer the following questions. First, describe the IT governance system that was in place at the University of the Southeast using both decision rights and structure as the basis of governance. Second, what are the advantages and disadvantages of a centralized IT system?Your answers should be in your own words, but should also incorporate (and cite) key terms and concepts from the reading and lectures for this week’s…

Research and identify the areas that comprise the various domains of today’s HR

Research and identify the areas that comprise the various domains of today’s HR function? (Example: In the Finance area you encounter various function such has general accounting, budgeting, forecasting, etc.). 2. Explain the core purpose of each domain and how each domain should/can be leveraged to align HR practices and drive/support achievement of organizational objectives? 3. Identify the type of HR/organizational initiatives you consider critical for you to effectively build and drive strong employee engagement in today’s environment? 4. Identify…