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Insights Gained From a Re-Analysis of Five Improvement Cases in Healthcare Integrating System Dynamics into Action Research

Paul Holmström, Thomas Björk- Eriksson, Pål Davidsen, Fredrik Bååthe, Caroline Olsson
2022 International Journal of Health Policy and Management  
This paper explores five improvement cases in healthcare integrating System Dynamics (SD) into Action Research (AR), aiming to identify methodological aspects of how this integration supported multi-professional  ...  There was an overall pattern of two major divergent and convergent phases, as each group moved towards a mutually developed point of reference for their problem/objective and solution, a case-specific  ...  Schematic of Possible Degrees of Mix Between Action Research and System Dynamics From a Mixed-Methods Perspective.  ... 
doi:10.34172/ijhpm.2022.5693 pmid:35247937 fatcat:h3iixkzcdbg7xe3sctoubzpwq4

Deliberative Inquiry: Integrated Ways of Working in Children Services

Nada K. Kakabadse, Andrew Kakabadse, Linda Lee-Davies, Nick Johnson
2010 Systemic Practice and Action Research  
The study achieved successful integration through the penetrating and contextually sensitive dialogue the inquiry participants generated, allowing them to develop the capability for realising effective  ...  In striving for greater integration of children services across a number of government and non government agencies, this paper examines the effect of drawing on deliberative inquiry as the lever for realising  ...  Thus, Socratic dialogue is attractive for the purposes of modelling common inquiry and for aligning group and civic participation.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11213-010-9177-1 fatcat:ngpnnberrjhxvhe7c7i6zw4s34

Blending integrated knowledge translation with global health governance: an approach for advancing action on a wicked problem

Katrina Marie Plamondon, Julia Pemberton
2019 Health Research Policy and Systems  
Additionally, though GHG is criticised for its lack of attention to using evidence, IKT offers approaches and strategies for collaborative processes of generating and refining knowledge.  ...  We argue for expanding IKT models to include GHG as a means of considering the complexity of issues and opening new possibilities for evidence-informed action on wicked problems.  ...  Availability of data and materials Not applicable.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12961-019-0424-3 fatcat:xoyoylvxe5bfrdqnclc3go5wbq

Welfare-Partnership Dynamics and Sustainable Development

Hermínia Gonçalves
2022 Sustainability  
social sustainability ideal that is contextualized in the relationship between subjectivities and territory, as well as with the general principles of the providence system; (2) implementing a local strategic  ...  The welfare partnership is defined as the process through which local agents interact with each other in the dynamics of collectively defining strategic objectives and building place-based approaches that  ...  Acknowledgments: The author would like to thank the anonymous reviewers for the recommendations for improving the paper's ideas.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14137819 fatcat:gncci4rdujfblodalxf76qjdia

Static and Dynamic User Portraits

Ko-Hsun Huang, Yi-Shin Deng, Ming-Chuen Chuang
2012 Advances in Human-Computer Interaction  
User modeling and profiling has been used to evaluate systems and predict user behaviors for a considerable time.  ...  However, such modeling focuses on users' interactions with a system and cannot support complicated social interaction, which is the emerging focus of serious games, educational hypermedia systems, experience  ...  the design process for technology-enhanced educational systems [22] [23] [24] .  ... 
doi:10.1155/2012/123725 fatcat:br5mkgo65fcr3btkgdaardnvaq

Embracing Dynamic Models for Gene Drive Management

Andrew J. Golnar, Emily Ruell, Alun L. Lloyd, Kim M. Pepin
2020 Trends in Biotechnology  
We describe how quantitative tools can reduce risk uncertainty, streamline empirical research, guide risk management, and promote cross-sector collaboration throughout the process of gene drive technology  ...  Robust methods of predicting how gene drive systems will interact with ecosystems is essential for safe deployment of gene drive technology.  ...  We thank Magdeline Golnar Hall for her help in graphic design.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tibtech.2020.08.011 pmid:33010965 fatcat:jr32zfw5rzblvcr7asaizk6yb4

Managing Dynamics in Corporate Networks

Mike Danilovic, Mats Winroth
2014 World Journal of Engineering and Technology  
A crucial issue in collaborating in manufacturing corporate networks between different companies is to identify to what extent different strategic and operational decisions need to be coordinated between  ...  In this paper, we elaborate on the issue of synchronization and coordination of information flow based on interconnectivities between companies in order to coordinate a corporate network by the means of  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the participating company, Kalmar Industries, for their kindness to participate.  ... 
doi:10.4236/wjet.2014.21004 fatcat:q3qbqrjzgremlaongjhwikzbv4

The dynamics of collaborative design

L. Sherry, K.M. Myers
1998 IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication  
Critical features are reflection-in-action, building a common knowledge base, taking ownership of an authentic task, and generating research questions.  ...  designed a home page on the World Wide Web (WWW) for the School of Education, while simultaneously studying the group dynamics of the collaborative learning/design process.  ...  for which we are preparing ourselves (27) , andresearch-questions concerning the design process and our group dynamics that emerged as a result of working on our task, and that could be dealt with  ... 
doi:10.1109/47.678554 fatcat:oifvjgtntrfdxlcpnpyde3y44i

Collaborative, Dynamic & Complex Systems - Modeling, Provision & Execution

Vasilios Andrikopoulos, Santiago Gomez Saez, Dimka Karastoyanova, Andreas Weiß
2014 Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science  
In addition, we present how CDC systems are modeled and the steps to provision and execute them.  ...  To address this concern, in this work we introduce the notion of Collaborative, Dynamic and Complex (CDC) systems and position them with respect to existing technologies.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work is funded by the projects FP7 EU-FET 600792 ALLOW Ensembles and the German DFG within the Cluster of Excellence (EXC310) in Simulation Technology.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0004852402760286 dblp:conf/closer/AndrikopoulosSKW14 fatcat:is2alzjkzjanxgqbewn52drjni

Techniques for Supporting Dynamic and Adaptive Workflow

Peter J. Kammer, Gregory Alan Bolcer, Richard N. Taylor, Arthur S. Hitomi, Mark Bergman
2000 Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)  
We then identify a number of specific approaches to supporting these goals within the design of a workflow system infrastructure.  ...  The unpredictability of business processes requires that workflow systems support exception handling with the ability to dynamically adapt to the changing environment.  ...  In addition we would like to acknowledge the members of the C2, Chimera, and WebSoft projects at UCI for their exchange of ideas during the development of this system.  ... 
doi:10.1023/a:1008747109146 fatcat:r26sorvxbvgerdxb7klvwfg2ci

Body dynamics of gait affect value-based decisions

Eric Grießbach, Francesca Incagli, Oliver Herbort, Rouwen Cañal-Bruland
2021 Scientific Reports  
Yet many decisions in daily life are made on the fly, for instance, making a snack choice while walking through the grocery store. Notably, the costs of actions change dynamically while moving.  ...  Previous research has predominantly focused on situations, where the costs and benefits of choices are known before an action is effectuated.  ...  Ebmeyer, and J. Debertshäuser for the data collection. The funders had no role in study design, data collection, and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41598-021-91285-1 pmid:34088941 fatcat:todwjcy7mffcjdo27j44qyktzq

Action research and system dynamics: can they benefit from each other?

H.J.J. Scholl
2004 37th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2004. Proceedings of the  
The paper discusses the discrepancies, intersections, and complementarities of the two methods, and proposes the integration of System Dynamics Group Model Building into Participatory Action Research.  ...  Messy and ill-defined problems are at the center of studies both in Action Research and System Dynamics.  ...  Commonalities and differences of Action Research and System Dynamics in dealing with messy problems are sketched out, also outlining potential areas for integrated research designs.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2004.1265243 dblp:conf/hicss/Scholl04 fatcat:m7qy63tvcfb5bbz74r4g7qicn4

Sustainability by collaboration

Hilary Bradbury-Huang
2010 Organizational Dynamics  
At a minimum, it required the group to become aware of processes for decision-making, data exchange and coordination, and the importance of the six design questions in guiding action.  ...  The other was a dynamic model of carbon emissions associated with the transshipment of cargo, which allowed time and cost to be modeled simultaneously.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.orgdyn.2010.07.001 fatcat:hiv5haculbdutl4vzne4zbcx4y

System dynamics, systems thinking, and soft OR

Jay W. Forrester
1994 System Dynamics Review  
In system dynamics, description leads to equations of a model, simulation to understand dynamic behavior, evaluation of alternative policies, education and choice of a better policy, and implementation  ...  System dynamics, systems thinking, and soft operations research (soft OR) all aspire to understanding and improvement of systems.  ...  for corrective action. • Systems thinking can serve a constructive role as a door opener to system dynamics and to serious work toward understanding systems.  ... 
doi:10.1002/sdr.4260100211 fatcat:xdmfvmsns5fy7mdanpi7dfvske

Brazilian Microelectronics Sector Dynamization: Technology Strengthening and Sustainable Development on Production Chains

Rubia Auxiliadora Constancio Quintão, Marco Antonio Silveira, Adalberto Mantovani Martiniano de Azevedo, Kelli Angela Cábia Lima de Miranda
2012 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Specifically, the paper addresses a public program called National Micro and Nanoelectronic Systems Institute (INCT NAMITEC), a Brazilian multi-institutional research network created in 2008 by the Science  ...  actions with a triple helix focus towards a greater technologic density and the sustainable development of the value chains of the electronic industry, focusing on microelectronics.  ...  The main goals of the program are R&D on (a) systems-on-chip and sensor networks, (b) design/test methodology and electronic design automation tools for low-power and fault tolerant analog, radio frequency  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.09.466 fatcat:xakn35gcwvgileymghx5xxiepm
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