Evidence-based Management: Challenges & Partial Solutions. Sara L. Rynes Evidence-Based Management Conference University of Groningen November 7-8, 2011. What IS Evidence-based Management (EBM)?.
Sara L. Rynes
Evidence-Based Management Conference
University of Groningen
November 7-8, 2011
“Evidence-based management is about making decisions through the conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of four sources of information: practitioner expertise and judgment, evidence from the local context, a critical evaluation of the best available research evidence, and the perspectives of those people who might be affected by the decision.”
Briner, Denyer & Rousseau, 2009
“Fact-based” figures into a new suite of verbal tics that I find especially annoying: reality-based, evidence-based, knowledge-based. “As opposed to what?”, I am always tempted to ask.
July 8, 2011
Would we use the same logic with our doctor?
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(Russell Train, EPA Administrator for Nixon & Ford)
I think all the evidence about innovation in general practice points to the fact that rarely, very rarely, does a single method change people’s behaviour.
(Primary care doctor interviewed for Ferlie et al. )