Developing interoiganizational relationships in the health sector: A multicase study

James B. Thomas, David J. Ketchen, Linda Klebe Trevino, Reuben R. McDaniel

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Because of the wide diversity among health care organizations, interorganizational relationships (IORs) among them are difficult to manage. This article describes three case studies that, taken together, suggest that IOR performance is related to IOR development processes. Specifically, IOR performance is related to the way managers process information to manage uncertainty and ambiguity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7-19
Number of pages13
JournalHealth Care Management Review
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Leadership and Management
  • Health Policy
  • Strategy and Management

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