1. Is Mayo’s corporate culture something that other healthcare systems can copy? Would it be possible to develop a national healthcare system modeled on the Mayo Clinic? Explain.
2. Under most scenarios, companies work hard to keep their culture unique so that it gives them a competitive advantage over others. Do you think Mayo should follow this philosophy? Why or why not?
3. Do you think it’s possible that the Mayo Clinic’s culture could fall to the wayside under the enormous amounts of outside pressure that would occur if healthcare were standardized in the United States? What can it do to keep this collapse from happening?