Senior executives from a variety of organizations are frequently called to testify about health policy issues. It is in the organization's best interest if these executives are both politically competent and good corporate citizens.
1. In general terms, what knowledge, skills, and individual behaviors must an executive have to be politically competent and to be good corporate citizens?
2. Think about a particular healthcare organization's corporate citizenship. How would you describe it (e.g., "good," "average," or "poor")? What did the organization do (or not do) to achieve this level of corporate citizenship?