Tag Archives: MBA

Rebooting management?

“A programmer can re-program a computer. No one can reprogram a society. Those who try are first called revolutionaries, then tyrants, and finally failures.” Americans promulgated the MBA-style management errors measuring everything against profit. Britons countered with command-and-control policies and … Continue reading

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How to assess the quality of a pathology service: surrogate measures

The Royal College of Pathologists has published a draft report entitled How to assess the quality of a pathology service.  Report of a meeting held to discuss the evaluation of medical laboratories in the context of health service reform. Despite praising ISO 15189, … Continue reading

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