ArticleMaintaining the New Practice NetworksMcLaughlin, Curtis P.; Konrad, Thomas R.; Pathman, Donald E.Author Information Curtis P. McLaughlin, D.B.A., is currently visiting Professor at the London Business School, London, England. Thomas R. Konrad, Ph.D., is Senior Fellow, Cecil P. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, and Research Associate Professor, Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, and Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Donald E. Pathman, M.D., M.P.H., is Director of Research and Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Health Care Management Review: October 1997 - Volume 22 - Issue 4 - p 19-31 Buy Abstract Unless acquired physicians are managed carefully, many will flee the acquiring networks in anger and frustration. Because older networks relied on a self-selected population of physicians, the newer networks will have to develop alternative strategies to motivate those physicians who did not self-select for employment. This article makes recommendations about how to build a corporate practice culture under these new conditions. Copyright © 1997 by Aspen Publishers, Inc.