Combining methods to research an emergency department: a case study

Turner, Paul and Kane, Ros and Jackson, Christine (2015) Combining methods to research an emergency department: a case study. British Journal of Healthcare Management, 21 (2). pp. 81-85. ISSN 1358-0574

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The purpose of this article is to discuss and justify a research strategy to be used within a mixed methodology study of the enterprise culture (EC)-the NHS policy to produce resource utilisation, quality and efficiency improvements demonstrated by leading private sector organisations. The findings are also a guide to other researchers in this area. It concludes that a single site case study approach is justified to research a deductive theory in a combination of methods that has a dominant quantitative element.

Keywords:Deductive theory, mixed method, emergency department, enterprise culture, capacity planning, bmjgoldcheck, NotOAChecked
Subjects:L Social studies > L431 Health Policy
N Business and Administrative studies > N290 Management studies not elsewhere classified
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Health & Social Care
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ID Code:16876
Deposited On:13 Mar 2015 12:43

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