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This article explores the health care management in organizations. The objective of the study was to assess the culture of the health care organization and how it influences organizational behavior, as well as productivity. The study also seeks to identify the comparisons of one organizations culture to the culture of the other. This paper will also examine the easiness to change an unhealthy or unproductive organization to a healthy one with time.

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Culture of a Health Care Organization
Culture is ‘how and why you do things the way you do'. It is comprised of the strategies within a health care organization. It is made up of unwritten rules governing behavior in the organization. These rules are the norms, values, believes and assumptions that lead to excellence in duties performed within the organization. In a health care organization, different units have different cultures leading to their set goals.
Climate of a Health Care Organization
Organizational climate refers the employees' perception of the organizational culture and is easily measured through patient turn over and employee outcomes. Members' perceptions of organizational features involve; decision-making, leadership, and norms about work. Culture and climate are linked to behavior, attitudes, and motivations among clinicians. These orientations and behaviors can affect the quality of processes and outcomes. Recent studies show that employees in climates and cultures that have supportive and empowering leadership and organizational arrangements experience less stress and have more job satisfaction. This in turn reflects in the reduction of absenteeism and increased commitment. A more satisfied clinician would tend to contribute to patient satisfaction and assist in the implementation of steps towards…...

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