How CEOs use management information systems for strategy implementation in hospitals
作者: David Naranjo-GilFrank Hartmann
作者单位: 1Pablo de Olavide University at Seville, Spain
2RSM Erasmus University, The Netherlands
刊名: Health policy, 2006, Vol.81 (1), pp.29-41
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2006.05.009
关键词: Management information systemsUpper echelon perspectiveStrategy implementationHospital management
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Institutional and market changes seem to force hospitals across the Western world to revitalize their corporate strategies towards more cost efficiency on the one hand, and more flexibility towards customer demands on the other hand. Hospitals, however, apparently differ in the extent to which they are able to implement such strategies effectively. This paper explores whether these different levels of effectiveness depend on how hospitals’ top managers’ use of the available management information systems (MIS). Based on data obtained from the 218 CEOs of public hospitals in Spain, we analyze how CEOs’ professional and educational backgrounds affect their use of MIS, and how the use of the MIS subsequently supports or inhibits the implementation of these strategic goals. The...
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