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|Main Title:||The Role of Organizational Culture on a Subculture of Feedback|
|Author(s):||Hysong, Sylvia J.|
Ringmayr, Thomas G.
|Abstract:||Organizational culture has long been studied in relationship to organizational performance, though this relationship has not been established consistently. Martin (2002) suggested the simultaneous existence of a general culture, and multiple, context-specific subcultures in an organization. Are subcultures simply context-specific reflections of the larger organizational culture? Or do they serve as potential moderators of the relationship between the larger organizational culture and organizational performance? To explore this question, we employed ATLAS.ti 6.2 to conduct a content analysis of organizational culture at four United States Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers (VAMCs). Sites were selected purposely based on their performance on 15 clinical measures. At each facility we conducted one-hour telephone interviews of the facility director, the director of primary care, and one full-time primary care physician and nurse. Participants answered questions about the types of clinical performance information they receive, and seek out, the utility of such data, and how they use said information. Each site’s culture was highly distinct. However, despite these differences across sites, the mirror relationship between organizational culture and feedback subculture was present in all four sites, suggesting the subculture is a reflection of the parent culture.|
|DDC Class:||300 Sozialwissenschaften|
Audit and feedback
Primary health care
|Sponsor/Funder:||Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity|
|Creative Commons License:||https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/de/|
|Proceedings Title:||ATLAS.ti User Conference 2013 : Fostering Dialog on Qualitative Methods ; Proceedings|
|Notes:||It is part of ATLAS.ti User Conference 2013 : Fostering Dialog on Qualitative methods Editor: Susanne Friese Berlin: Universitätsverlag der TU Berlin, 2014 ISBN 978-3-7983-2692-7(composite publication) URN urn:nbn:de:kobv:83-opus4-51577 [http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:kobv:83-opus4-51577]|
|Appears in Collections:||Technische Universität Berlin » Zentrale Einrichtungen » Publications|
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