International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

A Conceptual Framework for the Organizational Analysis in Health Care Contexts
Stefania De Simone

For organizations focused on motivation and performance it’s important to think how to create a positive organizational climate and support cultural values promoting workers’ well-being. The analysis of organizational climate tackles the problem of what dimensions to include in this analysis. A clear theoretical framework, Competing Value Model, is adopted to drive this choice. The strength of this model is its derivation from four main approaches to organizational values and effectiveness, such as Human Relations, Internal Process, Open Systems, and Goal Rational. The competing values model provides a useful conceptual basis for understanding the complex nature of health care organizations’ performance and for more broadly conceiving of the concept of climate.

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