Explain the linkage between internal environmental analysis and the value adding service delivery and support strategies. How are the value adding strategies linked with action plans?
How does the marketing of a service differ from the marketing of a physical product (good)?
Case Study #15: “So, Doctor, can you fix this?” A case involving a medical spa.
Perform an internal analysis of the medical spa to determine key challenges faced by the organization. Based on that information, create a “Strategic Thinking Map” for value-adding support strategies (Exhibit 8-9, p. 336).
Evaluate the effectiveness of service delivery strategies by answering the questions posed in Exhibit 8-10 (p. 338)
Ginter, P. M., Duncan, W. J., & Swayne, L. E. (2013). Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations (7th ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. (Chapter 8)