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To begin, choose one of the approved topics for your Senior Project from the list below. In Week One, you may also have a topic of your choice approved by the instructor. Many of the approved topics have specific subtopics that, while not all-inclusive, do provide insight into specific areas to consider. Approved Subjects:

Compare participatory leadership to other types of leadership styles in today’s modern health care organization. Examine how each type of leadership style affects organizational culture, employee performance, and the legitimacy of authority.
As an administrator, you must address the challenges of health care professional recruitment and retention. Trends in the nursing workforce, a shortage of primary care physicians, staff turnover, retention, and staffing patterns are all possible subtopics.
Examine a manager’s dual role as a healthcare professional. Examine the challenges that a health professional may face in terms of leadership style, as opposed to a non-health professional, and the impact these challenges have on organizational culture. A health professional manager’s services as an organizational resource may also be included. Investigate the career trends of health professionals in organizational leadership positions, such as the types of health professional training that leaders tend to share and the typical demographic background of health professional managers.
The health-care industry must anticipate and monitor trends that may have an impact on its long-term survival. Examine how health-care industry regulation affects a health-care organization. Investigate some of the possible organizational survival strategies, including, but not limited to, mergers and affiliations, achieving accreditation status, and professional licensure.
Examine the impact of technology on the delivery of health-care services. Technology’s impact on employee performance, organizational structure, and management planning may also be considered.
Examine the impact of recent social and/or ethical trends on the health-care industry. At least two issues should be discuss


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