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Health Serv Res. 1985 June; 20(2): 199–224.
PMCID: PMC1068875

Task and structural correlates of organizational effectiveness in private psychiatric hospitals.

Abstract

This exploration of the relationships between task and structural variables and two dimensions of organizational effectiveness in 76 private psychiatric hospitals revealed that high levels of centralization were associated with patient care effectiveness. High levels of centralization and formalization were associated with administrative effectiveness. An enhancing effect of organizational structure is suggested as contributing to organizational effectiveness.

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