Essays on Managing Organisations and Change Case Study

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The paper 'Managing Organisations and Change' is a great example of a Management Case Study. Management is an important criterion in the industrial sector today, given the face of competition in the globalized world. Earlier the concepts of management were confined to the industries, but have in the current scenario become an integral part of the functioning of all organizations including hospitals. In the following paper, there shall be conducted a discussion on the various changes that were bought about at the Jhone Hospital when a new program was launched in the Nero wing of the hospital.

I was a part of the program and therefore was able to see the progress of the strategic management change first hand. Through the following discussion, I aim to ensure that the various management techniques that have been applied can be realized and I will in the end try and develop a solution for some of the problems that were faced by the managers while implementing the new system. Aims and objectives: At the beginning of every event, the basic objectives and aims of the event need to be outlined so as to ensure that the focus of the event does not divert (Barab, S., Dodge, T.

Thomas, M.K. , Jackson, C. & Tuzun, and H. 2007; pp 263-305). The basic objectives that need to be fulfilled during the development of this project include the following: The main objective of the new program is to ensure that the rehabilitation program is made more goal-specific. In other words, instead of having the same program for the various patients, the program aims to rehabilitate each patient in accordance to his or her need, in an environment where they will be able to sustain it in the long term. Another important goal of the program was to ensure that the whole process of rehabilitation is made more efficient and economic.

This is important as the practice of medicine is becoming more and more costly, and there is a need felt for the elimination of any malpractices which are taxing on the resources of the patients as well as of the hospital. The paper will follow the set standards of the Australian Health Review (Online) in developing a case study so as to ensure that the discussion is developed in a progressive and efficient manner. Settings: Whenever there is a change in the management of a program, there are specific changes that are bought about to the settings of the program.

In this case, there was developed a whole new setting as the program that was launched was a new one. Therefore at the time of launch, there was felt that the settings of the program should be formulated in keeping with the objectives and aims of the program (Corden, R.E.

2001; pp 347-367). The program that was launched required a number of changes to be made to ensure that it could function in a successful manner. The first important setting that had to be provided was that of professionals who would be able to move out of the area of the hospital and go to the homes of the patients to ensure that the rehabilitation process was being carried out in order of the needs of the patients. Also, this is important as there would be required aid and assistance of these professionals to rehabilitate the patients at their homes.

Another important setting that was set up during the program was that of the equipment that is required in the rehabilitation of the patients.

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