INTEGRATING CENTRALIZED AND DECENTRALIZED ORGANIZATION STRUCTURES: AN EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT MODEL Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • Organization change efforts have led to critically examining the structure of education and development departments within hospitals. This qualitative study evaluated an education and development model in an academic health sciences center. The model combines centralization and decentralization. The study results can be used by staff development educators and administrators when organization structure is questioned. This particular model maximizes the benefits and minimizes the limitations of centralized and decentralized structures.

publication date

  • March 2001