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Research Article  |   May 1987
Introducing the Concept of a Corporate Culture to the Hospital Setting
Author Affiliations
  • Shawn Miyake, MA, OTR, is Director of Adjunctive Therapy, Woodview-Calabasas Hospital, 25100 Calabasas Road, Calabasas, California 91302
  • Robert J. Trostler, MBA, is Administrator and Chief Executive Officer, also at Woodview Calabasas Hospital
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Research Article   |   May 1987
Introducing the Concept of a Corporate Culture to the Hospital Setting
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, May 1987, Vol. 41, 310-314. doi:10.5014/ajot.41.5.310
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, May 1987, Vol. 41, 310-314. doi:10.5014/ajot.41.5.310
Abstract

The hospital industry is undergoing radical changes. To keep pace with the ever increasing demands for improved productivity and performance, hospitals are attempting to operate like businesses. This article examines one hospital’s attempts at establishing a culture focused on excellence in its occupational therapy department. Guidelines are offered for creating positive cultures in other hospital settings.