Rimmert van der Kooij

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The conflict between present and future consumption lies at the heart of resource dilemmas (RDs), yet the role of time has received little attention in this research area. Emphasis was on factors related to the social rather than the temporal conflict inherent in an RD. We propose a model that deals explicitly with the temporal distribution of outcomes. The(More)
The block time (BT) schedule, which allocates Operating Rooms (ORs) to surgical specialties, causes inflexibility for scheduling outside the BT, which negatively affects new surgeons, new specialties, and specialties that have fluctuation in the number of surgeries. For this inflexibility, we introduce the concept of releasing ORs, and present a generic(More)
Piaget, Almy and Peller have pointed to the necessity of play for cognitive development. Earlier, Lehman and Witty, Boyton and Ford, Horne and Philleo. Tilton, Ottinger and Weiner conducted studies on play in cognitively disturbed children. Hetzer and Inhelder show that the retarded child annot utilize his play area because of poor imagination and lack of(More)
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