1. Please debate the issues relating to across-the-board labor cuts versus cuts predicated on labor standards. What are the pros and cons of each method? Which is preferable?
2. It is important for healthcare managers to understand methodologies for estimating the production capability of systems that are under their direction. Consider your own healthcare organization or a healthcare organization in your community. Select a particular system within that organization, such as emergency room visits, obstetrical deliveries, outpatient surgeries, occupational health physicals, etc. Applying the capacity analysis model, how would you go about estimating the production capability of that specific system? Are there any unique aspects of the system you selected that come into play impacting the capacity analysis?