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1Running head: Organizational Culture In Hospitals Case StudyOrganizational Culture Case StudyFlorida Institute Of Technology1
2Currently In the United States there are over 10,000 hospitals that admit a total of 72 Million patients each year. We rely on the professionals who work in the hospital industry to be prepared to handle all different kinds of emergency situations. What we don’t always think about is what goes on behind the scenes in a hospital environment on a daily basis. We don’t always think about the great pressure that all of the professionals are under on a daily basis. Successful hospitals have figured out that it is important to create a culture and environment, which allows employees to deal with all the stresses of the job in productive ways. (Ivancevich. Konopaske, &Matteson, 2013) Ivancevich. Konopaske, &Matteson define socialization as the process by which organizations bring new employees into their culture. Employees are more likely to adjust into a new job and be accepted socially if they are proactive about learning how the organization works. If I were in charge of socializing newly hired nurses in my