n this unit you learned about structural design and employee involvement. You also learned about job re-engineering.
For each homework assignment that you submit in this course, you must have a minimum of 3 scholarly sources (peer-reviewed journal articles). Please ensure that you follow standard APA formatting. Your paper must have a title page and a reference page. You must have a minimum of five (5) in-text citations.
Read the case: Sullivan Hospital beginning on page 435.
Respond to the following questions in an essay (3 page minimum).
- Assemble the diagnostic data into a framework and prepare feedback to the senior administrators of the hospitals. What’s your sense of the organization’s current structure and employee involvement issues?
- What changes would you recommend? Is a total quality management intervention appropriate here? What alternatives would you propose?
- Design an implementation plan for your preferred intervention.
Be sure that you describe the most common organization structures used today as well as their strengths and weaknesses. Describe the employee involvement and how it relates to performance. Consider whether there should be a sociotechnical systems work design.