Barriers To Strategy Implementation In Turkey's Healthcare Industry: Hospital Manager Perspectives. | Academic Article individual record

Although strategy implementation has profound implications for delivering efficient service, it has been largely neglected in the healthcare management literature. This study explores the barriers to effective implementation of strategic plans in healthcare organizations. To achieve this end, empirical data were collected from 185 hospital managers in Turkey using a survey-based methodology. A descriptive analysis was undertaken of the survey responses to determine the most important barriers to strategy implementation. The most significant barriers undermining strategy implementation efforts were found to be: low employee motivation, an exclusive focus on financial performance and lack of consensus among decision makers.

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Ocak, S., Aladag, O. F., Koseoglu, M. A., & King, B.
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  • Healthcare
  • Organizations
  • Turkey
  • Employee Motivation
  • Hospital Decision-making
  • Strategy Implementation
  • Health Care Sector
  • Health Personnel
  • Hospitals
  • Humans
  • Planning Effectiveness
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