Organizational Analysis Essay

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Introduction An organizational analysis is an important tool to become familiar with how medical businesses and organizations are able to meet standards of care, provide services for the community and provide employment to health care providers. There are many different aspects to evaluate in an organizational analysis. This paper will describe these many aspects and apply the categories to the University Medical Center (UMC) as the organization being analyzed. Mission, Vision and Philosophy One of the first steps in developing an organization is to develop the vision, mission and philosophy of the organization. Vision statements are used to define the goals of an organization. The mission statement of an organization is a brief…show more content…
Stakeholders Organizations have stakeholders that affect the productivity and outcomes of the organization. There are internal stakeholders and external stakeholders. The internal stakeholders at UMC include the departments that ensure that the facility is running efficiently. A limited list of departments includes environmental services, nursing, physicians, and nutritional services. The external stakeholders at UMC include Lincoln Memorial University School of Nursing, University Graduate School of Medicine, University School of Pharmacy, Helen Ross McNabb, and a large variety of other healthcare related businesses as well as the Knoxville area businesses. UMC considers all stakeholders when making decisions about how to improve or change services that are provided. Organizational Culture Organizational culture includes an organization’s values, language, traditions, customs and specific issues that are so foundational that they cannot or will not be changed. UMC’s organizational culture is immediately experienced when entering the facility. The internal stakeholders display pride in their work, display the values of integrity, excellence, compassion and collaboration. This was demonstrated by welcoming visitors to the hospital, being greeted with smiles, volunteering to assist anyone and working together as a team to ensure patient and visitor well-being. During meetings,
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