Chapter Four of Strategic Management of Health Care Organizationsdefines and describes the value chain. Pick a healthcare organization and identify two of the organization’s strengths and two of the organization’s weaknesses using the value chain. Then determine the competitive relevance of the strengths and weaknesses you have identified.
Your answers should be typed in Microsoft Word document, comprise 4-5 pages for the body in this essay format paper, and meet APA 6 Ed. guidelines (except no Abstract will be used for this short paper). Your paper should follow (and include) the same main headings found below (remember to center main headings). At least four secondary (in addition to our text) peer-reviewed sources properly cited and referenced are required, along with our text used for this paper. You will attach your paper using the assignment link (see the Assignment Submission link under the Weekly Materials for Week 2).
- Define and describe the value chain.
- Introduce the healthcare organization you will be writing about and the topic of your paper.
Strengths and weaknesses
- Define and describe two organizational strengths you have identified using the value chain.
- Define and describe two organizational Weaknesses you have identified using the value chain.
The competitive relevance of the strengths and weaknesses
- Define and describe the competitive relevance of the strengths you have identified.
- Define and describe the competitive relevance of the weaknesses you have identified.
What conclusions can be drawn from your literature review and study?