In the health care industry, change occurs quickly and many times without warning. In an effort to address such changes, contingency planning is a key step in the strategic planning process. Contingency planning follows a 7-step process to achieve maximum effectiveness. Assume that you are formulating the contingency plans for an outpatient surgical center.
- Identify the 7 steps in the contingency planning process, and explain how each step will be addressed for the surgical center.
- Be sure to provide a properly cited response that includes references
Discussion Board 3-4 paragraphs
Part of successfully implementing a strategic plan is involving everyone in the organization in the plan. You work as an admission coordinator for an assisted living facility that just enacted its 5-year strategic plan. However, no one has communicated any of the components of the plan to any departments, including yours. Instead, management has chosen to include only senior-level management.
What do you think of this implementation approach?
Do you think it will be an effective strategy? Why or why not?
What would you do differently to ensure the successful implementation of the assisted living facility’s strategic plan?
Direct your comments specifically to an assisted living facility’s characteristics and how a strategic plan might be implemented in such an organization