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An analysis of the external environment of hospitals

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1). An analysis of the external environment is an important aspect of being able to strategically manage an organization.
Identify and briefly discuss two areas to consider when trying to determine the impact of competition as a part of an environmental analysis.

2). Why is it important for an organization to continuously analyze the external environment?

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1). An analysis of the external environment is an important aspect of being able to strategically manage an organization.
Identify and briefly discuss two areas to consider when trying to determine the impact of competition as a part of an environmental analysis.

External environmental issues when assessing the business within a hospital is extremely important. This importance is heightened as the US health care systems become less and less efficient, and the consumption rises. As money has become tight from ...

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1. History
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3. External Environment
4. SWOT Analysis
5. Corporate strategy
6. Business strategy
7. Structure and control
8. Recommendations.

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