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This week Richard Thaler, who wrote ‘Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness ’, published “Nudge, Not Sludge” in Science. He gives the example of a company that offers customers their money back, but makes it procedurally complex to get it back so that few actually go through with it. I’ve written about nudging on […]
By Dunni Adeleye When looking for a perfect example of efficient and effective leadership and management in an organisation; we do not need to look any further than the Royal Navy and its ethos. This begs the question, what is the Royal Navy doing and how can we translate that to our practice […]
Balancing leadership and clinical responsibilities is a perpetual challenge for doctors. As academic foundation doctors we ‘psych ourselves up’ for leadership during the application and interview process. By the end of final year we start explaining why we were so excited about going to Leicester. Suddenly FY1 starts, it’s all night shifts and weekends, […]