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Management of complex adaptive systems requires leadership rather than power , incentives and inhibitions

  title={Management of complex adaptive systems requires leadership rather than power , incentives and inhibitions},
  author={William B. Rouse},
  • W. Rouse
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine, Political Science
For several years, the National Academies has been engaged in a systemic study of the quality and cost of health care in the United States (IOM, 2000, 2001; National Academy of Engineering and Institute of Medicine, 2005). Clearly, substantial improvements in the delivery of health care are needed and, many have argued, achievable, via value-based competition (e.g., Porter and Teisberg, 2006). Of course, it should be kept in mind that our health care system did not get the way it is overnight… 

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