Regarding the hospital as factory

One of the fun things about doing observations in a hospital is that you see lots of unexpected things. When observing surgeries or patient consultations in the outpatient department I was introduced to doctors and nurses. After been told what my background was (systems engineer/consultant) some asked whether I was going to investigate how efficient …

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Centralization without hierarchy: a ground for organizational firework?

Happy new year! These fireworks are in fact nine social networks for nine tasks that are performed in order to do surgeries for patients. The entire network in my previous blog is built up from 23 social networks, one for each task. Tasks are for example: making the master schedule for the operating theatre (OT), …

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