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Keywords

efficiency, hospital, performance, strategic group

 

Authors

  1. Marlin, Dan
  2. Huonker, John W.
  3. Sun, Minghe

Abstract

Membership in a particular strategic group, where a strategic group can be defined as groups of firms in an industry following similar competitive approaches and having similar market positions, defines the essentials of a firm's strategy. This study longitudinally examines the relationship between strategic group membership and performance in the hospital industry.