Aligning the meaning of lean: Boundary spanning agents in the translation of management concepts

Marlieke Van Grinsven, Stefan Heusinkveld, Jos Benders

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Abstract

This study focuses on the boundary spanning strategies of intermediate agents involved in the implementation of Lean Management in hospitals. We show how these boundary spanners translate the meaning of this management concept across different hierarchical levels and how they shift strategies as a function of their intention to achieve acceptance or implementation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages534-539
Number of pages6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2016
Event76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, AOM 2016 - Anaheim, United States
Duration: 5 Aug 20169 Aug 2016

Conference

Conference76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, AOM 2016
CountryUnited States
CityAnaheim
Period5/08/169/08/16

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    Van Grinsven, M., Heusinkveld, S., & Benders, J. (2016). Aligning the meaning of lean: Boundary spanning agents in the translation of management concepts. 534-539. Paper presented at 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, AOM 2016, Anaheim, United States. https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2016.192