Systems methodology for strategic decision-making in complex healthcare systemTadeja Jere Lazanski
, 2017, original scientific article
Abstract: Systems methodology as a support for strategic decision- making will be discussed in the paper. A society will be presented as a complex system, which is comprised of many smaller, complex systems as its component parts. The healthcare system is one of them. The support to the strategic decision-making in a healthcare system will be shown through systems thinking and systems modelling. We will develop models of a healthcare system in frame of a systems dynamics; a qualitative causal loop diagram (CLD), which helps us to discuss the challenges categorically and a quantitative model, which is a simulation model. Both models illustrate the discussed methodology.
Keywords: systems methodology, healthcare system, strategic decision-making, systems thinking, modelling
Published: 09.10.2018; Views: 815; Downloads: 55
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Model for optimal project portfolio for the construction of railway infrastructure on corridors V and XAnton Hauc
, Majda Bastič
, Lidia Jurše
, Mirko Pšunder
, 2010, short scientific article
Abstract: The construction of railway infrastructure should be dealt with as a national strategic developmental programme, which due to technical, geographical, logistical, and other requirements is carried out through a number of projects and represents a complex multiple project operation for investors, contractors, and other influential players. The national strategic developmental programme for the construction of the railway infrastructure is connected through programmes in neighbouring countries and EU member states to Trans-European Networks (TEN) that strategically regulate construction within the community. In the Republic of Slovenia, the construction of railway infrastructure within TEN programmes is carried out on the pan-European traffic corridors V and X within individual projects for the construction of sections and a number of supporting projects. Technical requirements, deadlines, and other TEN requirements as well as national strategic requirements and financial possibilities of the state represent basic criteria that should be taken into consideration in setting up a strategic project plan, with optimal project classification achieved through the implementation project portfolio. The current article utilised the method of multiple-criteria decision analysis to prepare the portfolio, taking into account macroeconomic and infrastructural criteria. Consequently, the results represent the basis for the preparation of an optimal financial plan with regard to financing possibilities of the Republic of Slovenia and the European Union. The article also summarised the research results regarding the formation of the project implementation process of the TEN-T network construction in the Republic of Slovenia.
Keywords: national strategic development, railway infrastructure construction, railway corridors V and X, project portfolio, multiple-criteria decision analysis, Republic of Slovenia
Published: 05.06.2017; Views: 881; Downloads: 342
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Economics of strategyDavid Besanko
, David Dranove
, Mark T. Shanley
, higher education textbook
Keywords: strategic planning, economics of the enterprise, strategy, development strategy, enterprise, boundary, holding companies, mergers, complexity, decision, decision making, transactions, costs, market, swap, industrial organization, evolution, partnership, companies, corporations, competition, pozitioning, advantage, sustainable development, international business, organizing, chains, internal entrepreneurship
Published: 01.06.2012; Views: 2079; Downloads: 61
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