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MMHA 6999 Strategic Planning in Healthcare Administration: Welcome & Course Readings

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MMHA 6999 Course Readings

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Agundu, P., & Imegi, J. C. (2014). Domestic debt and strategic financial management imperatives in Nigeria: Casual diagnosis. Journal of Financial Management & Analysis, 27(1), 41–53.

Angood, P., & Birk, S. (2014). The value of physician leadership. Physician Executive, 40(3), 6–20.

Basturescu, S., & Kechagias, S. (2014). Developing competitive advantage in the private medical services market. The case of Romania. Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy, 2(2), 283–310.

Behrouzi, F., Shaharoun, A. M., & Ma’aram, A. (2014). Applications of the balanced scorecard for strategic management and performance measurement in the health sector. Australian Health Review, 38(2), 208–217.

Besch, J., Boon, S., & Bensoussan, A. (2014). The national institute of complementary medicine: Past, present, future. Australian Journal of Herbal Medicine, 26(4), 141–143.

Bouaine, W., Charfeddine, L., Arouri, M., & Teulon, F. (2015). The influence of CEO departure and board characteristics on firm performance. The Journal of Applied Business Research, 31(2), 345–356.

Boxall, A. M. (2014). The future of Medicare: What’s in store? Australian Health Review, 38(2), 123–124.

Budak, F., & Kar, A. (2014). The importance of strategic leadership in healthcare management. IIB International Refereed Academic Social Sciences Journal, 5(15), 155–171.

Capasso, A., & Dagnino, G. B. (2014). Beyond the “silo view” of strategic management and corporate governance: Evidence from Fiat, Telecom Italia and Unicredit. Journal of Management & Governance, 18(4), 929–957.

Cheng, W.-H., Kadir, K. A., & Bohari, A. M. (2014). The strategic planning of SMES in Malaysia: A view of external environmental scanning. International Journal of Business and Society, 15(3), 437–446.

Chi, W. C.-H., Wu, S.-J., & DeVries, A. (2014). Value-based purchasing’s effect on quality and costs. Health Affairs, 33(4), 723.

Ciobota, G., & Velea, A. (2015). The strategic positioning of the financial banking companies—Key factor for achieving competitive advantages. Knowledge Horizons, 7(1), 103–106.

Cocks, G. (2014). Optimising pathways for an organisational change management programme. TQM Journal, 26(1), 88–97.

Cossin, D., & Metayer, E. (2014). How strategic is your board? MIT Sloan Management Review, 56(1), 37–43.

Crăciun, L., & Barbu, C. M. (2014). The brand as strategic asset of the organization. Review of International Comparative Management, 15(1), 69–77.

Effelsberg, D., & Solga, M. (2015). Transformational leaders’ in-group versus out-group orientation: Testing the link between leaders’ organizational identification, their willingness to engage in unethical pro-organizational behavior, and follower-perceived transformational leadership. Journal of Business Ethics, 126(4), 581–590.

Gilman, M., Adams, E. K., Hockenberry, J. M., Wilson, I. B., Milstein, A. S., & Becker, E. R. (2014). California safety-net hospitals likely to be penalized by ACA value, readmission, and meaningful-use programs. Health Affairs, 33(8), 1314–1322.

Górecka, D., & Szalucka, M. (2014). Application of MCDA methods and stochastic dominance rules in the entry mode selection process in international expansion. Multiple Criteria Decision Making, 9, 5–31.

Green, A. E., Albanese, B. J., Cafri, G., & Aarons, G. A. (2014). Leadership, organizational climate, and working alliance in a children’s mental health service system. Community Mental Health Journal, 50(7), 771–777.

Harrington, R. J., Chathoth, P. K., Ottenbacher, M., & Altinay, L. (2014). Strategic management research in hospitality and tourism: Past, present and future. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 26(5), 778–808.

Henderson, S., Kendall, E., Forday, P., & Cowan, D. (2013). Partnership functioning: A case in point between government, nongovernment, and a university in Australia. Progress in Community Health Partnerships, 7(4), 385–393.

Hendriks, M., & Rademakers, J. (2014). Relationships between patient activation, disease-specific knowledge and health outcomes among people with diabetes; a survey study. BMC Health Services Research, 14, 393–401.

Hrešanová, E. (2014). ‘Nobody in a maternity hospital really talks to you’: Socialist legacies and consumerism in Czech women’s childbirth narratives. Sociologický Časopis, 50(6), 961–985.

Jaana, M., Teitelbaum, M., & Roffey, T. (2014). IT strategic planning in hospitals: From theory to practice. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 30(3), 289–297.

Jagadeesh, B. (2014). Medical tourism: Opportunities and challenges. International Journal of Applied Services Marketing Perspectives, 3(2), 979–983.

Karadag, H. (2015). Financial management challenges in small and medium-sized enterprises: A strategic management approach. Emerging Markets Journal, 5(1), 26–40.

Kash, B. A., Spaulding, A., Johnson, C. E., Gamm, L., & Hulefeld, M. F. (2014). Success factors for strategic change initiatives: A qualitative study of healthcare administrators’ perspectives. Journal of Healthcare Management, 59(1), 65–81.

Keshvari, H., Haddadpoor, A., Taheri, B., Nasri, M., & Aghdak, P. (2014). Survey determinant factors of telemedicine strategic planning from the managers and experts perspective in the health department, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences. Acta Informatica Medica, 22(5), 320–324.

Kim, H.-S., Kim, Y.-H., Woo, J.-S., & Hyun, S.-J. (2015). An analysis of organizational performance based on hospital specialization level and strategy type. PLoS One, 10(7).

Klimontowicz, M. (2014). Customer-centricity evolution as a foundation of bank’s competitive strategy. Journal of Economics & Management, 16, 45–59.

Lovrics, P., Hodgson, N., O’Brien, M. A., Thabane, L., Cornacchi, S., Coates, A., … Simunovic, M. (2014). The implementation of a surgeon-directed quality improvement strategy in breast cancer surgery. The American Journal of Surgery, 208(1), 50–57.

Macfarlane, M. A. (2014). Sustainable competitive advantage for accountable care organizations. Journal of Healthcare Management, 59(4), 263–271.

Martínez-Jerez, F. A. (2014). Rewriting the playbook for corporate partnerships. MIT Sloan Management Review, 55(2), 63–70.

Maruyama, U. G. R., & Braga, M. A. B. (2014). Human resources strategic practices, innovation performance & knowledge management. Proposal for Brazilian organizations. Independent Journal of Management & Production, 5(3), 710–732.

Metcalfe, L., & Lapenta, A. (2014). Partnerships as strategic choices in public management. Journal of Management & Governance, 18(1), 51–76.

Mikkers, M., & Ryan, P. (2014). “Managed competition” for Ireland? The single versus multiple payer debate. BMC Health Services Research, 14, 442–457.

Mutale, W., Stringer, J., Chintu, N., Chilengi, R., Mwanamwenge, M. T., Kasese, N., … Ayles, H. (2014). Application of balanced scorecard in the evaluation of a complex health system intervention: 12 months post intervention findings from the BHOMA intervention: A cluster randomised trial in Zambia. PLoS One, 9(4).

Ngamvichaikit, A., & Beise-Zee, R. (2014). Communication needs of medical tourists: An exploratory study in Thailand. International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing, 8(1), 98–117.

Ovseiko, P. V., Melham, K., Fowler, J., & Buchan, A. M. (2015). Organisational culture and post-merger integration in an academic health centre: A mixed-methods study. BMC Health Services Research, 15, 417–443.

Placido, N. & Cecil, D. (2014). Implementing best practices for needs assessment and strategic planning systems: Social work and faith based organization collaboration—A case study. Social Work and Christianity, 41(1), 79–94.

Pliskie, J., & Wallenfang, L. (2014). How geographical information systems analysis influences the continuum of patient care. The Journal of Medical Practice Management, 29(5), 282–285.

Rader, C. S., Subhan, Z., Lanier, C. D., Brooksbank, R., Yankah, S., & Spears, K. (2014). CyberRx: Emerging social media marketing strategy for pharmaceuticals. International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing, 8(2), 193–225.

Rahardjo, S. (2014). New roles of human resources in facing the changing challenge of business environment. International Journal of Management Research and Reviews, 4(4), 464–470.

Rajan, D., Kalambay, H., Mossoko, M., Kwete, D., Bulakali, J., Lokonga, J.-P., … Schmets, G. (2014). Health service planning contributes to policy dialogue around strengthening district health systems: An example from DR Congo 2008–2013. BMC Health Services Research, 14, 522–536.

Rajaram, S. S., Grimm, B., Giroux, J., Peck, M., & Ramos, A. (2014). Partnering with American Indian communities in health using methods of strategic collaboration. Progress in Community Health Partnerships, 8(3), 387–395.

Reid, M. F., Brown, L., McNerney, D., & Perri, D. J. (2014). Time to raise the bar on nonprofit strategic planning and implementation. Strategy & Leadership, 42(3), 31–39.

Rivera-Ruiz, I., & Ferrer-Moreno, E. (2015). The relationship between strategic leadership, human IT infrastructure, project management, project success, and firm performance. International Journal of Information, Business and Management, 7(2), 77–84.

Sair, S. A., & Shoaib, M. (2014). Measuring the effectiveness of brand positioning strategies perceived by consumers. Science International, 26(1), 353–361.

Schweitzer, J. (2014). Leadership and innovation capability development in strategic alliances. Leadership & Organization Development Journal, 35(5), 442–469.

Self, T. B., Matuszek, T., Self, D. R., & Schraeder, M. (2014). The weaver’s loom: A conceptual framework for facilitating transformational human resource management through the strategic integration of knowledge management and continuous improvement. Journal of Business and Management, 20(1), 87–104.

Shammot, M. M. (2014). The role of human resources management practices represented by employee’s recruitment and training and motivating in realization competitive advantage. International Business Research, 7(4), 55–72.  Not available in the library.

Shea, C. M., Jacobs, S. R., Esserman, D. A., Bruce, K., & Weiner, B. J. (2014). Organizational readiness for implementing change: A psychometric assessment of a new measure. Implementation Science, 9(7), 1–15.

Shen, W., & Gentry, R. J. (2014). A cyclical view of the relationship between corporate governance and strategic management. Journal of Management & Governance, 18(4), 959–973.

Singh, N. (2014). Healthcare tourism: An emerging concept. International Journal of Management Research and Reviews, 4(7), 741–745.

Steinbauer, R., Renn, R. W., Taylor, R. R., & Njoroge, P. K. (2014). Ethical leadership and followers’ moral judgment: The role of followers’ perceived accountability and self-leadership. Journal of Business Ethics, 120(3), 381–392.

Stout, L. R. (2015). Board governance: Reform-driven transformation and reexamination of fundamentals. Frontiers of Health Services Management, 31(4), 43–49.

Strebinger, A. (2014). Rethinking brand architecture: A study on industry, company- and product-level drivers of branding strategy. European Journal of Marketing, 48(9/10), 1782–1804.

Traberg, A., Jacobsen, P., & Duthiers, N. M. (2014). Advancing the use of performance evaluation in health care. Journal of Health Organization and Management, 28(3), 422–436.

Urban, B., & Mothusiwa, M. (2014). Planning flexibility and entrepreneurial orientation: A focus on SME performance and the influence of environmental perceptions. Management Dynamics, 23(1), 58–73.

Valaitis, R. F., Hanning, R. M., & Herrmann, I. S. (2014). Programme coordinators’ perceptions of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats associated with school nutrition programmes. Public Health Nutrition, 17(6), 1245–1254.

van der Zanden, L. D., van Kleef, E., de Wijk, R. A., & van Trijp, H. C. (2014). Understanding heterogeneity among elderly consumers: An evaluation of segmentation approaches in the functional food market. Nutrition Research Reviews, 27(1), 159–171.

van Dijk, C. E., Venema, B., de Jong, J. D., & de Bakker, D. H. (2014). Market competition and price of disease management programmes: An observational study. BMC Health Services Research, 14, 510–518.

Vitthal, P. C., Subhash, A. R., Sharma, B. R., & Ramachandran, M. (2015). Emerging trends and future prospects of medical tourism in India. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, 7(5), 248–251.

Wenzel, M., Henne, N., & Zöllner, Y. (2014). Beyond the pill: The move towards value-added services in the pharmaceutical industry. Journal of Medical Marketing, 14(2–3), 91–98.

Yadav, C. S. (2014). Emerging markets and future trends in hospital services. International Journal of Applied Services Marketing Perspectives, 3(2), 841–845.  Article is currently not available

Zastocki, D. K. (2015). Board governance: Transformational approaches under healthcare reform. Frontiers of Health Services Management, 31(4), 3–17.

Zavorotniy, R. (2014). Problems of the analysis of strategic financial value-based benchmarks of the Ukrainian enterprises. Economics & Sociology, 7(1), 39–47.

Zlatic, T. D. (2014). Mixing metaphors in pharmacy education is a bad solution for students. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 78(10), 1–6.

Zuckerman, A. M. (2014). Successful strategic planning for a reformed delivery system. Journal of Healthcare Management, 59(3), 168–172.

Other Readings

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