Technology Innovation in a Small Rural Hospital
Sheila K. McGinnis (Idaho State University, USA), Carla Wiggins (Idaho State University, USA), Kenneth Trimmer (Idaho State University, USA) and Lela Pumphrey (Idaho State University, USA)
Copyright: © 2005
This case study illustrates how the leaders of a small, rural hospital were able to successfully introduce and institutionalize a strategic change in information technologies. Our work briefly reviews strategic change leadership and common theories of innovation and governance. We then present a case study investigating how a hospital’s top management team used managerial discretion to create and institutionalize a strategic information technology (IT) innovation.