Power Plays and the Abuse of Power in Health Care Organizations

HSA 501 WEEK 5 DISCUSSION

“Power Plays and the Abuse of Power in Health Care Organizations”  Please respond to the following:

• Suggest the major issues that you believe are the basis for most of the organizational power struggles within health care facilities. Propose a method that a health care facility could use to alleviate power imbalances within the organization.

• Assess the importance of preventing power abuse within health care organizations. Propose two (2) effective negotiation approaches that the leadership within a health care organization could use to move situations involving power abuse to a productive conclusion. Justify your response.