Lean as a learning system in a hospital ward.

@article{Ball2007LeanAA,
  title={Lean as a learning system in a hospital ward.},
  author={Michael Ball{\'e} and Anne R{\'e}gnier},
  journal={Leadership in health services},
  year={2007},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={33-41}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this article is to discuss lean as a learning system in a hospital ward. DESIGN/METHODOLOGY/APPROACH Discusses lean as a learning system in a hospital ward. FINDINGS The Toyota veterans are fond of saying, lean is about "making people before making parts" or, in the wards' context, developing nurses before delivering care. ORIGINALITY/VALUE This example in using lean to carefully build a learning environment for staff and management has implications for nursing… CONTINUE READING

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