Which areas of science can still improve much?

I think that as a larger community we have to go through a learning process so that the results of scientific research are not immediately swallowed for sweet cakes.That we recognise the (necessary) demarcation of an investigation and that we cannot automatically translate the results into the daily life in which everything is connected to each other at the system level.

Take the Neuman Systems Model.This model has a lot of influence on our daily lives and looks at the coping mechanisms in organisms (including people). Coping is the way an organism handles negative factors from the outside (stressors).

A model is just a model
As the British statistician George Box said: “all models are wrong but some are useful“.A model is always a simplified representation of the reality in which only a number of aspects, which are important for that research, are considered and other factors are excluded or held on fixed values.

Analysis and synthesis
Analysis is the taking apart of a larger system so that the individual components can be investigated.In synthesis the reverse happens. The examined loose components are again merged to 脙 漏 脙 漏 n Whole.

Systems thinking
What is lost in this analysis process is the interaction between the 芒 鈧?艙losse芒 鈧?components or as Russell L. Ackoff said: 芒 鈧?艙A system is not a sum of the behavior of its parts, it芒 鈧劉 s the product of their interactions芒 鈧?By analyzing a system, the influence on, and the interaction between, the unloading parts is lost. This will lose holistic system thinking.

The 芒 鈧?艙enige芒 鈧?solution
This is no different In Professor Betty Neuman’s model.External stressors are considered as given and inescapable. This model is about how the organism can develop the right coping strategies by means of adaptation (of behaviour) and how that third flexible defences around the organism (spring) become powerful enough that the stressors have no real influence At the core of the organism. In order to maintain this third immune envelope properly it is necessary that there are periods of rest, relaxation and recovery, but also that new coping strategies are being developed again and again to deal with new stressors. Due to the need to cope with the available capacities, an organism will initially fall back on previously developed behaviour in the case of new stressors until it appears that this old behavior no longer works.

The miserly translation
Companies, and yes, unfortunately, who are concerned with health care, have embraced this model (perhaps unconsciously).The 芒 鈧?艙conclusion芒 鈧?is that stress is now there, that learning and development only takes place. The staff must learn to deal with stress. The fact that the employees are going to work worse, unnecessary mistakes are made which gives even more stress and that as a colleague with a burnout 芒 鈧?艙omvalt芒 鈧? the remaining workload is simply distributed over remaining employees, leaving a Domino effect, is considered as 芒 鈧?艙normaal芒 鈧?

Most people are well able to cope with stress.When you cross the street and suddenly a car pops up that you have not seen, a stress reaction arises. In a fraction of second, the body makes the stress hormone cortisol free so that it can react quickly and adequately. The body has plenty of reserves (the heart rate can easily triple and muscles can be much more than what we need daily). But suppose you run the marathon and you suddenly see a lion popping up from your corner of the eye. Do you still have enough reserves to do something Extra芒 鈧劉 s? Probably not or barely. Everything in your body is already working on the maximum of being able. In other words, in order to cope with peaks, you need to work under your maximum performance under normal conditions (nominal performance).

Symptom control
The symptoms of stress are tackled in two ways.

  1. With courses such as 芒 鈧?艗directing on space, case managers are trained to get the employees with burnout complaints back to work as quickly as possible because home sitting costs money and heightened the stress for the remaining Collega芒 鈧劉 s.
  2. Stress coaches have thriving practices to make employees more resilient.

Stress is learning?
The translation of the Neuman Systems Model has meant that there is little attention to ways to reduce the sources of stress.The focus is on the employee and how it should learn to cope with stress. I also see this in the (Higher and university) education. Because of the fact that there is only learning when there is stress, there is very little attention to things that could make the students so much easier. I see how, whether this is HBO or university, a large proportion of students are looking for what is actually expected of them. The energy does not go to the learning of the substance, but to the search for what needs to be done, where that information (often 7 to 8 times by clicking to each time other websites) 脙1/4berhaupt, how they for themselves a (always changing) can make a good overview and what aspects of the assignment are important for a 芒 鈧?艙goede芒 鈧?review. Luckily, there are WhatsApp groups, but it only shows that this phenomenon is happening to everyone. Why students do not revolt here is a mystery to me. If I were to give my associates such vague assignments I would not be surprised that half of the work 芒 鈧?艙traffic would be carried out. That you would need stress to learn I want to demean disarmed.

Another look
In the philosophy of Taiichi Ohno (Toyota) and Dr. W. Edwards Deming, it is the mission of a company to treat people respectfully, to reduce anxiety and stress and to look again and again In which way the work is safer, healthier, easier, Better, faster, cheaper and with more satisfaction and satisfaction (in that order) can be done.

Maar芒 鈧?娄 but then they learn nothing when the work is made Easy! 芒 鈧?/p>

The old thinking
That’s true if you’re in the traditional way to improve the process of being invested in a separate department with 芒 鈧?艙process Specialist芒 鈧?who after a thorough study of what those employees do, come up with a nice new plan.The employees receive new procedures and are trained. What has just happened is that those employees are deconstructed and passively made and that the resistance to change is at its maximum. The employees get to hear from their manager, the process specialists and the trainer how they should work. That they do this work day in and day out and the real specialists are overlooked. All pride and appreciation for craftsmanship is out the door. The employees are on the brake (resistance) and are forced (respect?). If something goes wrong in the process the employee gets the blame and if a serious accident happened 芒 鈧?艙the employee did not comply with the rules 芒 鈧? The company does not find any blame and as a token of goodwill, the 芒 鈧?艙rules are further tightened.

Stress-free Learning
You can also learn without stress.However, this does require a very different culture. One that is based on respect, the reduction of fear and stress, and the no longer accusing of employees. A culture where the employee is valued for his/her professional knowledge and contribution. A culture of continuous improvement by the employees themselves. The procedures are written and improved by the employees themselves and are there to help and support the employees, not to limit them. The employees themselves always look for how they can shape the work safer, healthier, easier, better, faster, cheaper and with more satisfaction and satisfaction. They can do that because they are not afraid to make a mistake when trying out possible improvements, because they do not want to hide mistakes but investigate how they can avoid them, do not be afraid of their jobs if they work by their improvements in half of time and with better quality can do because the company always has a place for everyone who contributes to the continuous improvement. If that doesn’t teach without stress, then I don’t know!

P.S. What I’ve described above is just one aspect of healthy leadership.How to achieve real results with this approach and how you steer and enable the staff to contribute most to value creation at organizational level without numerical goals is a story separate (perhaps several stories because it All have to intervene to be effective)

Neurology of the brain is in early stage.The brain is only briefly ‘ mapped ‘.

Functional MRI (= fMRI) is used to look deeper.But that is still superficial.

Another area that started recently is the microbiome research.That is research into the population of the intestines and still needs to improve/find much. 芒 鈧?艗doctors of Morgen芒 鈧?at NPO1 has a talked-about series about it.

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