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The Path towards Healthcare Sustainability: The Role of Organisational Commitment

Goh, Choon Yih and Marimuthu, Malliga (2016). The Path towards Healthcare Sustainability: The Role of Organisational Commitment. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences,224:587-592.

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Title The Path towards Healthcare Sustainability: The Role of Organisational Commitment
Author Goh, Choon Yih
Marimuthu, Malliga
Journal Name Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
Publication Date 2016
Volume Number 224
ISSN 1877-0428   (check CDU catalogue  open catalogue search in new window)
Start Page 587
End Page 592
Total Pages 6
Place of Publication Netherlands
Publisher Elsevier BV
Field of Research 1117 - Public Health and Health Services
Abstract The demand for quality healthcare service has been increasing due to consumer awareness on the importance of health and quality of life. The mushrooming of healthcare institutes has further forced these organisations to relook, design and formulate strategies that is able to fulfil not only customers’ but also other stakeholders’ demand. Hence, in order to stay competitive in the industry, healthcare institutes need to further ensure that proven strategies are sustained and continued in its implementation in long term until a better strategy is introduced. Past studies has indicated various dimensions that influence healthcare sustainability. These dimensions such as training and mentoring, leadership that leads to retention and satisfaction, effective management practices, the readiness to adapt, and the willingness to collaborate are related to human behaviours or attitudes. However, study on one of important human attitude, organisational commitment, and its role in healthcare sustainability is still lacking. This study tends to provide the basis that indicates the role of organisational commitment on healthcare sustainability. The study will provide a good platform in future study where an empirical study can be conducted.
Keywords Sustainability
Healthcare
Organisation commitment
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2016.05.445   (check subscription with CDU E-Gateway service for CDU Staff and Students  check subscription with CDU E-Gateway in new window)
Additional Notes This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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