In a previous blog post Employee Engagement was presented as an important driving force of organizational success and financial performance. It has a significant influence on a large number of factors that drive organizational performance outcomes. In successful organizations, Employee Engagement Indexoften transcends from a human capital performance measure into a strategic approach supported by tactics that drive improvement and organizational change (Gallup, 2008).
Hospital Management is an important part of healthcare administration, that represents the sum of all administration and management activities of hospitals, hospital networks or medical centers. As a discipline, it has developed empirically, due to hospitals being established as private charitable community resources, for religious missions, by physicians to have a place to practice, or as governmental driven entities. Hospitals have traditionally been operated and managed through a variety of means, each of them developing a different management philosophy and style.
A useful resource for managing innovation performance at national level is the The Innovation for Development Report. The report “provides a comprehensive look at the role of innovation in enhancing the development process” at national level. The first section of the report presents the Innovation Capacity Index, a methodological tool for measuring innovation at national level.
Economic value added or EVA® is a measure of the true economic profit of a company. Although in a sense it is nothing more than the traditional, commonsense idea of “profit”, it makes a clear separation from dubious accounting adjustments that may occur (remember ENRON, which for a long period of time was reporting profits, while in fact was in the final approach to becoming insolvent).