Accession Number:

ADA278804

Title:

An Analysis of the Corporate Culture of U.S. Army Health Services Command during a time of Organizational and Environmental Change

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jul 92-Jul 93,

Corporate Author:

ACADEMY OF HEALTH SCIENCES (ARMY) FORT SAM HOUSTON TX HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

124.0

Abstract:

The significance of analyzing the corporate culture of an organization is essential when adopting a new management philosophy, like Total Quality Management TQM, or restructuring the organization during a time of downsizing, hiring freezes, and uncertainty in the future of military healthcare. Corporate culture comprises the established ways of thinking and doing things in the organization and includes the organizations policies, rules, and procedures its customs and practices its shared values and belief systems its traditions and assumptions and the nature of the language used to communicate throughout the organization. The U.S. Army has basic corporate values however, each subordinate organization must develop its own unique value system. Change, Teamwork, Corporate culture, Leadership.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE