1. Explain the relationship between situational analysis and action plans.
2. What are some of the primary barriers to the effective implementation of strategies in health care organizations? How can each be overcome or removed?
Case #5: Can This Relationship Be Saved? The Midwestern Medical Group’s Integration Journey
- How did the realized strategy differ from the intended strategy in the MMG integration journey? What effect did communication play in the success or failure of strategy implementation?
- How did MMG’s organizational culture differ from the Midwestern system-level leadership culture? How did these differences affect strategy implementation?
- How did Midwestern’s strategic control systems affect MMG unit plans and Midwestern strategy implementation?