HCA 822 Full Course Discussions GCU
HCA 822 Topic 1 DQ 1
What are the most important factors for leaders to consider when selecting a method for assessing the culture of a health care organization? Why?
HCA 822 Topic 1 DQ 2
Sheard suggests a “whole organisation approach” as a means to positively influence culture in health care. At what point might this approach become counterproductive and create negative results? Explain your reasoning.
HCA 822 Topic 2 DQ 1
If creating a culture of shared purpose and shared accountability is truly important to the health care industry, why is it so difficult to do? Remember to provide research support for your opinions.
HCA 822 Topic 2 DQ 2
What are the most critical steps a leader can take to create a culture of shared mission, vision, and core values in a health care organization? Why?
HCA 822 Topic 3 DQ 1
When creating a culture of quality outcomes in a health care organization, do the notions of diversity and shared values conflict with one another? Why or why not?
HCA 822 Topic 3 DQ 2
In health care organizations, is there ever a point where the influx of diverse ideas becomes counter-productive to innovation and effectiveness? Support your position.
HCA 822 Topic 4 DQ 1
Why do health care leaders consider systems thinking to be important in creating an influential and successful healthcare organization? Explain.
HCA 822 Topic 4 DQ 2
In the health care setting, leaders often work to instill the philosophy of systems thinking in all stakeholders to enhance the sense of organizational connectedness felt by individuals throughout the organization. How do health care leaders prevent this attempt to influence a mindset from appearing manipulative? Explain.
HCA 822 Topic 5 DQ 1
Does a collaborative culture necessarily equate to a sustainable health care organization? Why or why not?
HCA 822 Topic 5 DQ 2
Why is it so difficult to establish a collaborative culture in health care organizations? Support your position.
HCA 822 Topic 6 DQ 1
What happens to the internal community when diversity is allowed to thrive in a health care organization? Explain.
HCA 822 Topic 6 DQ 2
Which models of collaboration have had the most positive influence on internal communities in health care organizations? Support your answer.
HCA 822 Topic 7 DQ 1
Is the development of a strong collaborative external community in health care most commonly done for altruistic or self-serving reasons or some combination of both of those? Explain.
HCA 822 Topic 7 DQ 2
What ethical and philosophic challenges exist for health care leaders working to create a strong collaborative external community? Explain.
HCA 822 Topic 8 DQ 1
What trends or issues will present the greatest challenge to sustaining a strong culture and community in health care in the future? Why?
HCA 822 Topic 8 DQ 2
Consider the research design and methodology expressed in Chapter 3 of the Claycomb dissertation. Would a similar design and methodology be suitable for your intended dissertation study? Why or why not?