An empirical comparison between the board's strategic role in nonprofit hospitals and in for-profit industrial firms.

@article{Judge1992AnEC,
  title={An empirical comparison between the board's strategic role in nonprofit hospitals and in for-profit industrial firms.},
  author={W Q Judge and C P Zeithaml},
  journal={Health services research},
  year={1992},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={47-64}
}
As the health care environment becomes more competitive, nonprofit hospitals are under pressure to adopt for-profit business practices. Based on an extensive field study, this research examines the central issue of organizational governance by comparing the strategic roles of nonprofit hospital boards with for-profit industrial boards. The results show that nonprofit hospital boards are generally more involved in the strategic decision process than their for-profit counterparts. If this… CONTINUE READING

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