Leadership & Org Behavior Project

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Resolving Morale and Turnover Issues within a Vital Organization
Tierzah Lyon
10662 Crystal Lake Rd.
Farmersville Station, NY 14060 tierzahjane@yahoo.com Keller Graduate School of Management at DeVry
MGMT-591-20618 Leadership & Org Behavior
Professor Joseph Neptune
February 22, 2015


The organization discussed in this work of literature is Cuba Memorial Hospital, located in Cuba, NY. Cuba Memorial Hospital is named as a Critical Access Hospital through a federally supported program. This allows the hospital to choose which services best meet the needs of the community with 50+ employees. Cuba Memorial provides mostly long-term care treatment as the main bulk of their income. Like many other hospitals, Cuba Memorial Hospital (Cuba Memorial Hospital) went thru a significant downturn around 2008 due to fraud and theft of education funding and much more. Not only do they lose funding, but also they also almost get shutdown every six months due to not meeting regulations in controlling heat and air-conditioning, as well as having asbestos in the pipes, and a lack of food as they have maxed out their credits with many companies. It has been a roller coaster for many years. The main contributor for many issues among the organization is lack of morale and ethics within the company and this contribute to a very high turnover rate overall. Employees are not very good as well due to the lack of appreciation of everyone’s hard work, very low pay for nurses and nursing assistants, as well as the need to work long hours because the people always call in. There are no incentive and are lucky to get a Christmas cookie, while having to work 16 hour shifts all of the time with little to no breaks. I will be discussing how these issues that are symptoms to contributing to the lack of success among the organization, creates lack…...

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