Simona Vasilache

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Requirements specification is one of the most important phases in developing a software application. In defining the behavior of a system, requirements specifications make use of a number of scenarios that are interrelated in many ways. Most of the current approaches, even though giving directions on how to translate them into state machines, treat each(More)
Organizational cultures and subcultures have played vital roles in the quality care of the healthcare industry in both the public and private forms of medical practice and education, leaving opportunity for the integration of principles focused on cross-cultural teamwork. Cross-Cultural Training and Teamwork in Healthcare explores the complex relationships(More)
In defining the behaviour of a system, requirement specifications make use of a number of scenarios that are interrelated in many ways. Most of the current approaches, even though giving directions on how to translate them into state machines, treat each scenario separately. In this paper we propose a method of synthesizing state machines from multiple(More)
The paper discusses, critically, the vogue of Hofstede's system in cross-cultural research, and reveals the traps of classifying cultures, generating, thus, neo-stereotypes. Starting from a content analysis of last years' scientific production in the field of cultural encounters, with a special emphasis on the European East - Asian East (People's Republic(More)
The paper applies three-way analysis (Kroonenberg, 1982, 2008) to the components of academic capital of a Romanian university, over a five-year period, showing the biases and the relations between the various components. The influences from inside the academia are being discussed, together with analyzing their positive or not so positive effect on the(More)
In Anatomy of a Hospital, Ashley (1987) makes an intriguing figurative diagnosis of the hospital organizational life. So it is this hospital culture, supported by many figures, but still intriguing in its essence, and posing threats to whoever would attempt to approach it in an orderly managerial manner. To speak about innovation in a system which is(More)
The chapter discusses the specificities of organizational culture in healthcare environments, taking into account general managerial theories and their suitability to particular professional settings. The challenges of teamwork and the things to be particularly considered by decision-makers in the healthcare system are discussed and critically analyzed. The(More)