HSA 599 Week 10 Capstone Project - Implementing a Strategic Plan



Building on Assignments 1 and 2, continue to develop a
strategic plan for the same organization (Note: Refer to the
environmental analysis that you completed as part of Assignment 1 and the
strategies identified in Assignment 2).

 

Write an eight to ten (8-10) page
paper in which you:

 

1.     
Select one (1) specific analytical
tool that you can use to determine whether or not the adaptive strategy or strategies
selected for your organization will be the most effective in helping the
organization achieve its goals. Propose the manner in which you would use this
analytical tool, and support your proposal with an example of its proposed use.

 

2.     
Determine one (1) internal and one
(1) external factor that you discovered during the environmental analysis that
could be a barrier to the success of your proposed strategy or strategies.
Recommend one (1) solution to each of the barriers in question.

 

3.     
Determine the specific segment of
the market that your organization’s strategy or strategies will target.

 

4.     
Recommend whether pre-service,
point-of-service, or after-service activities would be the most effective in
approach in marketing your strategy or strategies to the organization’s target
customers. Support your recommendation with examples of such effectiveness.

 

5.     
Propose the most effective manner in
which the organization can support its strategic direction within its culture
and structure.

 

6.     
Determine the most effective manner
in which each of the following strategic resources can be instrumental in
helping the organization to achieve its strategic goals: finance, human
resources, facilities, and IT. Provide a specific example relevant to each
resource to support your response.

 

7.     
Evaluate how well the strategic plan
you have developed aligns with the organization’s mission and vision. Recommend
three (3) specific strategies to track the effectiveness of your strategic
plan.

 

8.     
Use at least three (3) quality
academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and
other Websites to not qualify as academic resources.

 

Your assignment must follow these
formatting requirements:

 

·        
Be typed, double spaced, using Times
New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and
references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor
for any additional instructions.

 

·        
Include a cover page containing the
title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course
title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in
the required assignment page length.

 

The specific course learning
outcomes associated with this assignment are:

 

·        
Apply analytic skills to define
strategic problems, generate and evaluate strategic alternatives, and develop
implementation tactics.

 

·        
Differentiate between the target
customer segments and positioning products within these segments as they apply
to health care organizations.

 

·        
Differentiate between value-adding
service delivery strategies and value-adding support strategies.

 

·        
Use technology and information
resources to research issues in the strategic management of health care
organizations.

 

Write clearly and concisely about strategic
management of health care organizations using proper writing mechanics.
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