Knowledge sharing and organizational learning in the context of hospital infection prevention.

@article{Rangachari2010KnowledgeSA,
  title={Knowledge sharing and organizational learning in the context of hospital infection prevention.},
  author={Pavani Rangachari},
  journal={Quality management in health care},
  year={2010},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={34-46}
}
Recently, hospitals that have been successful in preventing infections have labeled their improvement approaches as either the Toyota Production System (TPS) approach or the Positive Deviance (PD) approach. PD has been distinguished from TPS as being a bottom-up approach to improvement, as against top-down. Facilities that have employed both approaches have suggested that PD may be more effective than TPS for infection prevention. This article integrates organizational learning, institutional… CONTINUE READING