ParsonsModel - (META-POLICIES) POLICY PLANNING BROAD...

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PARSONS' MODEL OF SOCIETY ADAPTED Talcott Parsons' model of society is often used to depict the structure of complex organizations, including hospitals and communities. The following matrix relates the different levels within organizations to the types of planning occurring, the parties doing it, the different purposes and major characteristics of planning at each level. LEVEL PARTY PURPOSE TYPE PLNG CHARACTERISTICS INSTITUTIONAL BOARD CREATE THE  ORGANIZATION  AND  SET BROAD  POLICIES
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Unformatted text preview: (META-POLICIES) POLICY PLANNING BROAD GENERAL NORMATIVE LONG TERM MANAGERIAL ADMINSTRATION CREATE THE SYSTEMS NEEDED TO EXECUTE THE BOARDS POLICIES (MEGA-POLICIES) STRATEGIC OR SYSTEMS PLANNING MUST UNDERSTAND BOARD INTENTIONS AND STAFF CONCERNS TECHNICAL STAFF PRODUCE THE GOODS/SERVICES FOR WHICH THE ORGANIZATION WAS CREATED (POLICIES) TACITICAL OR OPERATIONAL PLANNING NARROW SPECIFIC TECHNICAL SHORT TERM...
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