Manage Reform Resistance through Disciplined Problem Analysis and Innovation Trials

        Much as we like to think of ourselves as quality focused and dedicated to continuous improvement, most of us, most of the time, avoid change of any kind. There is something about ...   [more >]

Simplistic Problem Analysis Reinforces Reform Resistance

  Setting up yet another research study or pilot initiative is commonly used to avoid making and acting on hard decisions about changing comfortable, but unproductive behavior. This avoidanc...   [more >]

Another Source of Continuing Error

  Reform resistance and continuing a pattern of avoidable errors is understandable when there is no feedback on what you are doing. It is not reasonable to expect improvement without evidence...   [more >]

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