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Innovation diffusion in healthcare networks: The role of boundary-spanners and gatekeepers in a bottom-up approach to innovation diffusion (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Phillips, W., Okeke, U., Roehrich, J., & Conway, S. (2018, September). Innovation diffusion in healthcare networks: The role of boundary-spanners and gatekeepers in a bottom-up approach to innovation diffusion. Paper presented at British Academy of Management Conference 2018

Summary This paper investigates the roles of boundary-spanners and gatekeepers during the diffusion of innovation where a bottom-up approach to innovation diffusion has been employed, presenting the results of an in-depth investigation of a compl... Read More about Innovation diffusion in healthcare networks: The role of boundary-spanners and gatekeepers in a bottom-up approach to innovation diffusion.

Addressing “Wicked Problems”: Promoting the supply of innovations into complex healthcare networks (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Phillips, W., Okeke, U., Jens, R., Conway, S., & Moule, P. (2018, June). Addressing “Wicked Problems”: Promoting the supply of innovations into complex healthcare networks. Paper presented at 9th Annual Edsi Conference "Decision Sciences For The New Global Economy" Udine & Venice – June 3rd To June 6th, 2018

“Wicked problems” are complex, open-ended and intractable, encompassing public sector challenges such as poverty, healthcare problems, and unemployment which markets and bureaucracies often fail to address. It is proposed that inter-organisational ne... Read More about Addressing “Wicked Problems”: Promoting the supply of innovations into complex healthcare networks.

Resolving the rainbow of chaos: The value of participant-governed networks in implementing new evidence into practice (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Okeke, U., Phillips, W., Roehrich, J., & Conway, S. (2016, September). Resolving the rainbow of chaos: The value of participant-governed networks in implementing new evidence into practice. Paper presented at British Academy of Management Conference, Newcastle, UK

In the face of increasing demand for patient care and service quality combined with increasing levels of underfunding the UK National Health Service (NHS) is under pressure to find innovative ways to improve patient outcomes and provide efficiency. D... Read More about Resolving the rainbow of chaos: The value of participant-governed networks in implementing new evidence into practice.


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