Organizing Function of Management Summerize article

Essay by Elizabeth LawnUniversity, Bachelor's December 2004

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Organizing Function of Management


In today's business world, the significance of management organizing is the most valuable tool for the success of many organizations. Many organizations place a tremendous emphasis on quality performance improvement efforts, utilization of information technology, and management challenges. The purpose of this paper is to summarize an article about concepts in management organizing and how these concepts relate to my organization. The relationship among environmental and social considerations of management structuring for continuous improvement will be also reviewed.

Organizing Challenges

An article written by Christine Ramsey, Susan Ormsby, and Treba Marsh (2000) discussed the organizing challenges faced by hospitals in reduction of costs. The article refers to the decision of implementing a performance improvement process and organizing a knowledgeable team that understands the process. Hospitals know that they need to be open to change in order to reduce costs to survive in today's economy.

The article refers to a simple performance improvement strategy that the hospitals started through implementing elements such as finding a process that needs improvement, organizing a team that know the process, clarifying current knowledge of the process, understanding the process and learning the causes of the variation, selecting the improvement opportunities (Ramsey, Ormsby & Marsh, 2000).

Healthcare management started the process by focusing on the utilization of a performance improvement plan by identifying problems and correcting those problems. Hospitals use various methods to identify the critical areas for improvement, such as clinical operational information, financial information, and survey information after patient discharge. The basic guidelines of performance improvement planning outlined in this article consist of three parts: participation of employees from various department who contribute to patient care, an articulation of the hospitals measures of efficiency and effectiveness, and analysis of clinical treatment (Ramsey, Ormsby & Marsh, 2000).

Overall, the...