Making Better Decisions in Healthcare, Energy Policy, and Education Sectors: Human-Facilitated ILEs in Action

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Part of the Understanding Complex Systems book series (UCS)

Abstract

With the given resources and constraints, the need to make better decisions is at the helm of today’s globalized businesses and organizations. System dynamics simulation -based solutions in general and ILEs in particular have served the education and training needs of decision-makers well in several domains and areas (e.g., health care, education , military, R&D in businesses, energy planning, supply chain management, global warming , poverty, terrorism, new product and services development, policy design, and evaluation).

Keywords

Dynamic tasks Healthcare management Health care Energy policy Education System dynamics Human-facilitated ILE Healthcare services Waiting lines Heuristics HIV/AIDS Feedback loops Susceptible population Infection rate HAART Simulation Policy scenarios Healthcare professionals ANOVA SIADH-ILE Utility Reliable healthcare Validation Pakistan Canada Structural validity Behavior validity Global warming CO2 concentrations CO2 emissions Bathtub view Power tariffs Resource import dependency Environmental crises CO2 removal Simulation Debriefing In-task Pre-task Post-task Iles Experiential learning Misconceptions SDILE Undergraduate Information system Decision time Task performance Transfer learning Semester Training programs Workshop settings 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Administrative StudiesYork UniversityTorontoCanada

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