Management style, focus and purpose in development of lean in university hospital

Tero Reunanen, Riikka Maijala

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    Today’s rapid turmoil in economy caused by globalization and changes in world, has forced, leaders and managers in public institutions as well as private organizations to adapt and change their organizations’ cultures with their own management systems and styles. Different situational management theories and approaches are scrutinized in this study. Literature review focuses on management styles. This paper investigates classic approaches, management boundary conditions and possibilities that these approaches can give to leaders and managers. The ontology for management style was created in this study, and gives the preliminary frame for university hospital leaders when inspecting possibility to move to Lean management. This article points out to future research needs.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationAdvances in Human Factors, Business Management and Leadership - Proceedings of the AHFE 2017 International Conferences on Human Factors in Management and Leadership, and Business Management and Society
    PublisherSpringer Verlag
    Number of pages13
    ISBN (Print)9783319603711
    Publication statusPublished - 2018
    Publication typeA4 Article in conference proceedings
    EventInternational Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics -
    Duration: 1 Jan 1900 → …

    Publication series

    NameAdvances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
    ISSN (Print)2194-5357


    ConferenceInternational Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics
    Period1/01/00 → …


    • Focus
    • Lean
    • Management
    • Ontology
    • Purpose
    • Style

    Publication forum classification

    • Publication forum level 1

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Control and Systems Engineering
    • Computer Science(all)


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