Organization Culture in Academic Medical Centers

By:
Dr. Ronald McKinley
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Complexity - multiple missions

- Clinical Care

- Research

- Education

Complexity - multiple primary cultures

- Physician Community: Clinicians, Researchers, Non-employed Physicians

- Scientific Community: MDs, PhDs, Post Docs, Research Assistants

- Nursing Community: Managers, RNs, LPNs and Diploma Nurses, Allied Health Professionals

- Management (Business) Community: Executives/Senior Managers, Middle Managers, Line Managers

Complexity - Multiple Subcultures

- Pharmacy, Facilities Management, Human Resources, Finance, Information Systems, Others

Complexity - Politics

- Multiple Classes of Employees, Matrix Organization Design, Functional Silos, Internal Equity

· The Case for Cultural Change: becoming a high performance organization

· The Problem of Change

· Sophisticated Resistance to Change


Keywords: Organization Culture, Complex Work Relationships, Organization Cultural Change, Managing Workplace Complexity
Stream: Economics and Management
Presentation Type: Paper Presentation in English
Paper: Organization Culture in Academic Medical Centers


Dr. Ronald McKinley

Vice President, Human Resources, Department of Human Resource Management, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
USA

Dr. Ronald McKinley has over 25 years of experience in the field of human resources. Before joining Cincinnati Children’s, he was a senior business consultant and led human resources management consulting practice at Williams and Company Consulting, Inc., a business advisory firm in Kansas City, Missouri. Other previous positions included vice president of human resources for APAC TeleServices, Inc., the third largest provider of outsourced customer service and sales in the U.S., and vice president of human resources for Long John Silver’s, Inc. McKinley has a doctorate (Ph.D.) in administration and management and a master’s in business administration (M.B.A.).

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