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    Why is culture change difficult in healthcare organizations?

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    Why is culture change so difficult in healthcare organizations? What are some ways strategic managers could make culture change easier?

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    Healthcare organizations are very structured. Once an organization begins to depend on certain processes, procedures, and takes into account the basic structure of leadership, the organization defines their own culture, to a great extent. This then becomes the norm -- it is what they are used to and is what people in that organization come to rely on as their own doing. It becomes second nature. They know the culture and it gets to a point where that culture is reliable. This is imperative in healthcare because of how structured healthcare must be, including the politics involved in healthcare ...

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    This solution discusses reasons why culture change is so difficult in healthcare organizations, and the ways strategic managers could make culture change easier.