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IT Management

AI vs. Human Behaviour: Unexpected Side Effects of COVID-19

2020 18 May

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing much distress in all aspects of our life and affecting people’s behavioural patterns. In an unexpected side effect, artificial intelligence (AI) systems are affected, too – a reminder that human intervention is still key.   You may also like: MIT Monitoring Device Reduces COVID-19 Transmissions... Read more

Executive Health Management

Multi-source Feedback Improves Surgeon Performance

2015 30 Aug

A performance evaluation tool widely used in industry is effective in assessing surgeons' adherence to standards of excellence and promoting changes in behaviour to improve surgical practice and teamwork, according to a new study published online by the Journal of the American College of Surgeons . Researchers at Ariadne Labs, Boston, applied multi-source... Read more

Executive Health Management

10 Tools for Change Management

2015 07 Jul

Technology, rising competition and consumer trends are only some of the many challenges that companies have to deal with in today's ever-changing business environment. In this kind of environment, the ability to adapt to change becomes imperative. Successful companies, as Harvard Business School professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter has noted, develop “a culture... Read more

Executive Health Management

Study Explains Role of Human Behaviour in Surgical Errors

2015 04 Jun

A study conducted by Mayo Clinic researchers has identified 69 “never events” among 1.5 million invasive procedures performed over five years and has discovered that there are 628 human factors that contributed to the errors. The findings of the study have been published in the journal Surgery. Surgical errors are called never events because they... Read more