Wherein we ponder vexing issues in infection prevention and control, inside and outside the hospital.
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Putting the "or" back in your org chart
Having trouble figuring out how to reward and promote people within your department, hospital, or infection prevention program? Maybe you should try this. Playing off the age-old Peter principle (that every new member of an organization eventually is promoted to his/her level of incompetence), these investigators use game theory to demonstrate that the best way to improve organizational efficiency is to promote people at random.