Lesson 8 – Question 1
Rewards and Extrinsic Rewards? In your opinion, which is more important within the health care industry?
Lesson 8 – Question 2
Some health care organizations attempt to compensate employees at the highest level possible while others try to remain competitive. From a strategic perspective, which strategy is the most realistic and attainable?
Lesson 8 – Question 3
It is common in the health care industry for organizations to conduct salary and benefit surveys to determine what competitors or organizations in other industries pay their employees. What are the pros and cons of this approach?
Lesson 8 – Question 4
Many other industries in the U.S. are sharply curtailing their generous retirement programs, including moving from defined benefit to defined contribution programs. What is the trend within the health care industry and where do you see retirement benefits in 20 years?
Lesson 8 – Question 5
With the exception of Kaiser and a few major hospitals in the greater LA area, most other hospitals and health care organizations are not unionized. Briefly discuss the Labor Relations Process as addressed in the Fried and Fottler text and discuss any experience you may had with a unionized work force.