Corporate Governance in Teaching Hospitals: A Study on a University Hospital

3rd Coloquio y Seminario Doctoral Internacional Sobre el Tema: Las Metodologías investigación Organizada Conjuntamente Entre el ISEOR y la Divisón, June 2011

15 Pages Posted: 29 Jul 2011 Last revised: 3 Aug 2011

Professor Vidigal II

Universidade Federal de Uberlândia (UFU); Doutorando Administração EAESP/FGV (Fundação Getúlio Vargas)

Peterson Elizandro Gandolfi Sr.

Universidade Federal de Uberlândia - Doutorando - EAESP/FGVFundação Getúlio Vargas; EAESP/FGV

Vinícius Silva Pereira

Federal University of Uberlândia - Brazil - UFU

Júlio Cesar Massuda

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: June 15, 2011

Abstract

This work portrays the manner that the teaching hospital of the Federal University is facing the integration process of governance practices in their environment, especially the impact that this will suffer during and after the adoption of restructuring measures (REHUF). The hospital serves as a large organization and, in this way, is able to align management practices with governance policies making it necessary to have clarity and soundness in the strategies, processes and structures of these hospitals. In this context, the research helps to clarify some points: The management model of the hospital to adopt governance practices. If so, how they occur in the context of internal processes. To ensure that the analysis of the empirical data is able to contemplate the various aspects that involve the whole object of investigation, the procedures following the assumptions of the exploratory and qualitative research. The guidelines of the research include: degree of centralization/decentralization of administration, form of participation in the decisions of hierarchical levels, degree of autonomy and managerial accountability and reporting process.

Keywords: Governance. University Teaching Hospital. REHUF

Suggested Citation

Professor Vidigal and Gandolfi, Peterson Elizandro and Pereira, Vinícius Silva and Massuda, Júlio Cesar, Corporate Governance in Teaching Hospitals: A Study on a University Hospital (June 15, 2011). 3rd Coloquio y Seminario Doctoral Internacional Sobre el Tema: Las Metodologías investigación Organizada Conjuntamente Entre el ISEOR y la Divisón, June 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1898117

Vidigal Fernandes Martins II (Contact Author)

Universidade Federal de Uberlândia (UFU); Doutorando Administração EAESP/FGV (Fundação Getúlio Vargas) ( email )

Av Joao Naves de Avila 2121 Campus Santa Monica
Uberlândia, Minas Gerais 38408760
Brazil
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55 34 3239 4203 (Fax)

HOME PAGE: http://WWW.FACIC.UFU.BR

Peterson Elizandro Gandolfi Sr.

Universidade Federal de Uberlândia - Doutorando - EAESP/FGVFundação Getúlio Vargas ( email )

Av. João Naves de Avila, 2121
Uberlândia, Minas Gerais 38400-902
Brazil

HOME PAGE: http://www.facip.ufu.br

EAESP/FGV ( email )

R. Dr. Neto de Araujo 320 cj 1307
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro 22250-900
Brazil

Vinícius Silva Pereira

Federal University of Uberlândia - Brazil - UFU ( email )

Av. João naves de Ávila
Uberlândia, Minas Gerais
Brazil

Júlio Cesar Massuda

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

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