Foundation of Healthcare Administration Discussion

Foundation of Healthcare Administration Discussion

Foundation of Healthcare Administration Discussion


Note: To access this week’s required Harvard Business Review resources, select the article link and navigate to the relevant article or go back to Blackboard and select Harvard Business Articles from the course navigation menu. MMHA 6000 Foundation of Healthcare Administration Discussion


Case Studies (Select one as the focus for the Discussion)

Edmondson, A. C., Ribot, S., & Zuzul, T. (2012, October 18). Designing a culture of collaboration at Lake Nona medical city. Harvard Business School Publishing, 9-613-022.

MacDonald, J. A., McGahan, A. M., & Mitchell, W. (2014, April 1). Health care access for all: Making the dream a reality. Harvard Business School Publishing, ROT228.

Professional Development Plan

Document: Professional Development Plan Template (Word document)

Select two or more of the following articles to use in this week’s Discussion based on your selected case study:



de Fatima Oliveira, M. (2013). Multicultural environments and their challenges to crisis communication. Journal of Business Communication, 50(3), 253–277.

Farre, M., & Sabatier, J. V. (2012). Healthcare and social networks. IESE Business School, University of Navarra. Harvard Business School Publishing, IES454.


Jameson, D. A. (2014). Crossing public-private and personal-professional boundaries: How changes in technology may affect CEO’s communication. Business Communication Quarterly, 77(1), 7–30.


Kiddie, T. J. (2014). Text(ing) in context: The future of workplace communications in the United States. Business Communication Quarterly, 77(1), 65–88.


Parthab Taylor, S., Nicolle, C., & Maguire, M. (2013). Cross-cultural communication barriers in health care. Nursing Standard, 27(31), 35–43.


Yale, R. N. (2014). The impromptu gauntlet: An experiential strategy for developing lasting communication skills. Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 77(3), 281–296.


Yuksek, S., & Bekmeier-Feuerhahn, S. (2013). Culture-specific objectives of change communication: An intercultural perspective. Journal of Management and Change, 30/31, 180–193.

Use the following to prepare for your Assignment:

Orr, P., Cabot, L. A., & Mehmedovic, J. (2010). Creating a professional development plan. Retrieved from…
This document provides activities you can work through to help you develop a professional development plan.

Savara, S. (2015). How to write a personal development plan. Retrieved from…

Walden University Academic Skills Center. (n.d.). SMART goals. Retrieved January 11, 2019, from…
This resource offers useful tips for setting reasonable and measurable goals, which is important to be successful in graduate programs.

Walden University. (n.d.-d). Common assignments: Professional development plans (PDPs). Retrieved November 8, 2019, from…
While this website is for doctoral students, the information will be useful to you as you develop your professional development plan.


Laureate Education (Producer). (2015b). Effective communication strategies [Video file]. Baltimore, MD: Author.
Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 2 minutes.

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