Course: Approaches to Managing Health Services Organizations
Nominal Group Technique is a group process for eliciting opinions, aggregating judgments, and obtaining priority rankings from a group, increasing its rationality, creativity, and efficiency. This is a graded assignment.
As a group, prepare in class a Strength, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats (SWOT) Analysis of a Ministry of Health that is trying to decentralize its services. Consider other models for decentralization for the case, and provide a recommendation on how the Ministry of Health should be decentralized. This is a graded assignment.
» Team Exercise 3: The Common Currency GameThe Common Currency Game is intended to help participants learn about competition and cooperation.
» Team Exercise 4: BudgetingDevelop and interpret a budget in Hopovia Ministry of Health. This is a graded assignment.
» Team Exercise 6: Friday Night in the ER simulation gameEach group chooses an department to manage: Emergency Room, Operating Room, Step-down Ward, Critical Care Unity, or Time-Keeper/Hospital Administrator. This is not a graded assignment.
» Team Exercise 8: The Abilene Paradox (PDF)After watching "The Abilene Paradox" video, each group will formulate ways to raise objections at each phase of the decision-making timeline. This is not a graded assignment.