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Continuously Improving

Donald J. Peurach

in Seeing Complexity in Public Education: Problems, Possibilities, and Success for All

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199736539
eISBN:
9780199914593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736539.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines SFAF’s work improving its programs and its organization, all while supporting a state-sized system of schools operating in turbulent environments. Rather than a conventional ... More


Induction and implementation of the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient

Maureen Gambles, Anita Roberts, and Rita Doyle

in Care of the Dying: A pathway to excellence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199550838
eISBN:
9780191730528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550838.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses an outline of the various elements of the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP) document and the process through which successful implementation of the LCP for ... More


Improvement-directed versus Status Quo-directed Human Service Organizations

Anthony L. Hemmelgarn and Charles Glisson

in Building Cultures and Climates for Effective Human Services: Understanding and Improving Organizational Social Contexts with the ARC mode

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190455286
eISBN:
9780190455316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190455286.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Research and Evaluation

This chapter explains that members of improvement-directed organizations are never satisfied with the status quo and never stop looking for more effective ways to serve their clients. The principle ... More


Reforming care through continuous quality improvement

Joanne Lynn

in Palliative Care for Non-cancer Patients

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192629609
eISBN:
9780191730054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629609.003.0018
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Anyone working with those near death in the US at the start of the twenty-first century will recognise the disastrous state of care most patients and families face. Even if most people at the end of ... More


Country Cultural Differences in Acquisition Management 1

David Faulkner, Robert Pitkethly, and John Child

in The Handbook of Mergers and Acquisitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199601462
eISBN:
9780191743320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601462.003.0017
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

In the period 1985–94, US, Japanese, French, and German companies accounted for the largest amounts of foreign direct investment into the UK, the main vehicle for which was merger and acquisition. ... More


Shop Floor Worlds

Ulrich Jürgens and Martin Krzywdzinski

in New Worlds of Work: Varieties of Work in Car Factories in the BRIC Countries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198722670
eISBN:
9780191789359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722670.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter deals with the issue of work organization. The production systems in the automotive plants draw on the paradigm set by the Toyota Production System. At the same time, we can expect the ... More


Afterword

Joan C. Tonn

in Mary P. Follett: Creating Democracy, Transforming Management

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300096217
eISBN:
9780300128024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300096217.003.0024
Subject:
History, Political History

Despite her intellectual brilliance and the continuing relevance of her thought, Mary P. Follett has languished in relative obscurity and is not included in the pantheon of twentieth-century ... More


The pragmatist influence on managerial ideas and practices: The strange history of lean management

Philippe Lorino

in Pragmatism and Organization Studies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198753216
eISBN:
9780191814860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753216.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

A key idea of pragmatism is the inseparability of theory and practice, thought and action. Pragmatism is said to have had few contacts with the organizational world, and few direct practical ... More


The Odyssey Continues: Union City School System, One Year Later

David L. Kirp

in Improbable Scholars: The Rebirth of a Great American School System and a Strategy for America’s Schools

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199987498
eISBN:
9780199333356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987498.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter revisits Union City High School one year later and creates a portrait of the situation in 2010. The summer of 2010 was an especially trying time, with budget cuts to inflict and massive ... More


Conclusion and Future Challenges for Improving Human Service Organizations

Anthony L. Hemmelgarn and Charles Glisson

in Building Cultures and Climates for Effective Human Services: Understanding and Improving Organizational Social Contexts with the ARC mode

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190455286
eISBN:
9780190455316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190455286.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Research and Evaluation

This concluding chapter suggests that future research and development efforts focus on four interrelated areas. These four areas, together, describe how more specific information about the ARC ... More


Ensuring High-Quality Implementation and Sustainability of Evidence-Based Interventions and Coalitions

Abigail A. Fagan, J. David Hawkins, Richard F. Catalano, and David P. Farrington

in Communities that Care: Building Community Engagement and Capacity to Prevent Youth Behavior Problems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190299217
eISBN:
9780190299255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190299217.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter reviews the importance of delivering community-based systems and EBIs with fidelity (i.e., in accordance with their implementation requirements) and sustaining these interventions over ... More


Advance care planning in New Zealand: our Voice—tō tātou reo

Leigh Manson and Shona Muir

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198802136
eISBN:
9780191840548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802136.003.0021
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Advance care planning (ACP) in New Zealand has grown as a people’s movement resourced by passionate individuals across the country. This people’s movement is a whole of systems approach led by the ... More


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