Using the module readings, the Argosy University online library resources, and the Internet, complete the following:

  • Select and describe at a high-level two different healthcare organizations. They may be competitors, providers in different countries, providers of different types of services, or hypothetical providers.
  • Describe the different organizational theories used by these organizations.
  • Explain the similarities and differences between the two organizations in the following areas:
    • Use of teams
    • Dealing with conflict
    • Commitment to diversity
    • Quality management
    • Human resources recruitment
    • Training and development
    • Leadership techniques used by senior executives
    • Change planning, development, and implementation
    • Risk management and ethical issues
  • Analyze the factors that have shaped the organizations in terms of policy, funding, and regulation.
  • Clarify the differences between organizational theory, organizational development, and human resources management in healthcare.
  • Describe the differences in management of core functions (i.e., operations, financial, marketing, and human resources).
  • Analyze the ways in which each organization overcomes barriers to the change.
  • Analyze the common characteristics of successful teams and potential barriers.
  • Determine the areas where both organizations could make improvements to optimize their performance.

Write a 10-page report in Word format and utilize 6–8 scholarly resources in your research. Your paper should be written in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.

 

Assignment Grading Criteria

Assignment Components
Proficient
Maximum Points
Select and describe at a high-level two different healthcare organizations. The high-level description of the two different healthcare organizations is logical and includes many relevant details. Many examples are included. Factual data and documentation is evident.
32

Describe the different organizational theories used by these organizations.

Description of the different organizational theories used by the two organizations is thorough and logical. Many interesting facts are included. Many reputable resources are utilized in support.
32

Explain the similarities and differences between the two organizations concerning the use of teams.

A logical and well-developed explanation of the similarities and differences between the two organizations concerning the use of teams is present. Related examples with detailed facts are given. Many reputable resources are utilized in support.
8

Explain the similarities and differences between the two organizations concerning dealing with conflict.

A logical and well-developed explanation of the similarities and differences between the two organizations dealing with conflict is given. Supporting examples with interesting facts are given. Many reputable resources are utilized in support.
8

Explain the similarities and differences between the two organizations concerning the commitment to diversity.

A thorough and logical explanation of the similarities and differences between the two organizations concerning the commitment to diversity is present. Supporting examples with interesting facts are given. Many reputable resources are utilized in support.
8

Explain the similarities and differences between the two organizations concerning quality management.

A logical and complete explanation of the similarities and differences between the two organizations concerning quality management is present. Supporting examples with interesting facts are given. Many reputable resources are utilized in support.
8

Explain the similarities and differences between the two organizations concerning human resources recruitment.

A clear and logical explanation of the similarities and differences between the two organizations concerning human resources recruitment is present. Supporting examples with interesting facts are given. Many reputable resources are utilized in support.
8

Explain the similarities and differences between the two organizations concerning training and development.

A clear and logical explanation of the similarities and differences between the two organizations concerning training and development is given. Supporting examples with interesting facts are given. Many reputable resources are utilized in support.
8

Explain the similarities and differences between the two organizations concerning leadership techniques used by senior executives.

A clear and logical explanation of the similarities and differences between the two organizations concerning leadership techniques used by senior executives is present. Supporting examples with interesting facts are given. Many reputable resources are utilized in support.
8

Explain the similarities and differences between the two organizations concerning change planning, development, and implementation.

A clear and logical explanation of the similarities and differences between the two organizations concerning change planning, development, and implementation is present. Supporting examples with interesting facts are given. Many reputable resources are utilized in support.
8

Explain the similarities and differences between the two organizations concerning risks management and ethical issues.

A clear and logical explanation of the similarities and differences between the two organizations concerning risks management and ethical issues is present. Supporting examples with interesting facts are given. Many reputable resources are utilized in support.
8

Analyze the factors that have shaped the organizations in terms of policy, funding, and regulation.

A well-developed and logical analysis of the factors that have shaped the organizations in terms of policy, funding, and regulation is present. Examples that include relevant and detailed facts are given. Many scholarly resources are utilized in support.
12

Clarify the difference between organizational theory, organizational development, and human resources management in healthcare.

The clarification between organizational theory, organizational development, and human resources management in healthcare is complete and accurate. Examples with detailed facts are given. Many scholarly resources are utilized in support.
12
Describe the differences in management of core functions (i.e., operations, financial, marketing, and human resources). A complete and accurate description of the differences in management concerning the core functions is given. It includes many relevant details regarding operations and financial, marketing, and human resources. Many reliable resources are utilized in support.
12

Analyze the ways in which each organization overcomes barriers to the change.

Analysis of the ways in which each organization overcomes barriers to the change is complete and accurate. Examples with detailed and relevant facts are given. Many scholarly resources are utilized in support.
12
Analyze the common characteristics of successful teams and potential barriers. A correct and thorough analysis of the common characteristics of successful teams is given. It includes accurate examples regarding potential barriers for having a successful team. Many scholarly resources are utilized in support.
12

Determine the areas where both organizations could make improvements to optimize their performance.

The determination of the areas where both organizations could make improvements to optimize performance is clear, useful, and logical. Relevant and detailed facts are given. Many scholarly resources are utilized in support.
32
Academic Writing
Organization (16)

Usage and Mechanics (20)

APA Elements (20)

Audience and Communication (16)

Written in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrates ethical scholarship in appropriate and accurate representation and attribution of sources; and displays accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation. APA format was used.
72
Total:
300