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A Facilitation Workshop for the Implementation Stage: A Case Study in health care

Kotiadis, Kathy, Tako, Antuela (2016) A Facilitation Workshop for the Implementation Stage: A Case Study in health care. In: Anagnostou, A and Hoad, K and Kunc, M, eds. Proceedings of the Operational Research Society Simulation Workshop 2016 (SW16). 8th Simulation Workshop (SW16). . pp. 165-174. , UK (KAR id:53997)


Research on facilitation in discrete event simulation (DES) is gathering pace but there is still a need to put forward real examples to explain the process to newcomers. Most of the research has focussed on facilitation in the initial stages of the simulation modelling process. In this paper we focus on one of the postmodel coding stages. More specifically we focus on the implementation stage, the final stage in the modelling process. The primary contributions of this paper are the description of the process followed and the introduction of tools that can be used during this stage to support workshop activities. A real case study is provided describing the sequence of the interactions undertaken in the workshop. Extracts from the transcripts are also included, with the view to bringing evidence of the stakeholders’ involvement and their mood during the workshop. The paper concludes with a discussion on the process followed and the importance of using tools in this stage.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Proceeding)
Uncontrolled keywords: Facilitation, Implementation, Methodology, Workshops, Health Care
Subjects: Q Science > Operations Research - Theory
Divisions: Divisions > Kent Business School - Division > Department of Analytics, Operations and Systems
Depositing User: Kathy Kotiadis
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2016 17:09 UTC
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2021 16:01 UTC
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