The Influence of Organizational Culture on Planning as Perceived by Employees in The Hospital

  • Evangelis Pardede ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES
  • WILLIAMS KWASI PEPRAH VALLEY VIEW UNIVERSITY
  • Patience Boatemaa Antwi-Yamoah valley view university- Ghana
Keywords: Organizational Culture, Planning, Hospital Employees

Abstract

Planning is essential to healthcare institutions. The first important factor that indicates the effectiveness and efficiency of an organization is planning and the realization of how the vision and mission that have been set up are implemented. However, organizational culture plays a key role in setting a plan for hospitals. It is upon this premises that this study seeks to find the impact of organizational culture on planning as professed by employees in the hospital and the significant difference between sex and age when planning was considered. This was quantitative research which was designed as descriptive-correlational. The self-constructed instrument was conveniently administered to 108 hospital employees within Laguna in the Philippines to measure their hospital organizational culture and planning. The statistical study treatment was based on SPSS version 23, where Mean and Standard Deviation and Pearson Correlation and t-test were used to analyze the data. The results revealed that hospital planning was very high, and they strongly agree with the influence of their organizational culture. Furthermore, the study resulted that there is a high correlation between organizational culture and planning. There was a significant difference in sex, however, there was no significant difference in age. The implication is that hospitals must make sure that their firms’ culture supports planning so that they can meet their objectives. The study recommends that hospitals must make sure that their cultural practices support planning. This is among the various ways to achieve hospitals success and make them effective and efficient.
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Author Biography

WILLIAMS KWASI PEPRAH, VALLEY VIEW UNIVERSITY
Williams is a Ph.D. holder in commerce from Adventist University of the Philippines. He is a Fellow and a Chartered Financial and Investment Analyst, Investment Advisor in Ghana. A lecturer at Valley View University and Managing Director of PWP Reservations Limited and PWP Advisory and Training.

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Published
2019-12-18
How to Cite
Pardede, E., PEPRAH, W., & Antwi-Yamoah, P. (2019). The Influence of Organizational Culture on Planning as Perceived by Employees in The Hospital. Abstract Proceedings International Scholars Conference, 7(1), 1030-1043. https://doi.org/10.35974/isc.v7i1.950