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Common Theories

Small is beautiful: Learning from small models

Dynamic Modeling as a Multidiscipline Collaborative Journey

Debriefing as a system: Enhancing reflection in experiential learning

Managing the Dynamics of Process Improvement: Production, Improvement, and Learning

The efficiency trap in process improvement and the critical role of learning by doing

From the archives: The dynamics of action oriented problem solving: Linking interpretation and choice

Process Improvement Dynamics Under Constrained Resources: Managing the Work Harder versus Work Smarter Balance

Managing the Dynamics of Process Improvement: Production, Improvement, and Learning

The Efficiency Trap in Process Improvement and the Critical Role of Learning by Doing

Doing System Dynamics Collaboratively with Social Scientists, J.W. Forrester Award Reception Talk.

Consensus-Based Recommendations for Research Priorities Related to Interventions to Safeguard Patient Safety in the Crowded Emergency Department

Fixation or Vagabonding -€“ The Two Faces of Self-fulfilling Interpretation

Learning from Accident and Error:Avoiding the Hazards of Workload, Stress, and Routine Interruptions in the ED

Emergency Department Crowding

Emergency Department Crowding: Vicious Cycles in the ED

Emergency Department Crowding: Vicious Cycles in the ED

Overcrowding in the Emergency Department

Managing Emergency Room Crowding: Workplace Constraints versus Human Capabilities

Overcrowding in the Emergency Department

The Transition Challenge in the Implementation of Process Improvement

Simulation Modelling for Grounded Theory Building: Why Do Chronic Resource Shortages Persist?

The Problem with Workarounds is that They Work

Managing the Dynamics of Process Improvement: Production, Improvement, and Learning

The Problem with Workarounds is that They Work

America Disrupted: Dynamics of the Technical Capability Crisis

The Dynamics of Action-Oriented Problem Solving: Linking Interpretation and Choice

Dynamic Complexity in Military Planning: A Role for System Dynamics

The Dynamics of Diagnosing: Virtuous and Vicious Cycles in the Operating Room

Putting the Learning Curve in Context

Sidestepping Superstitious Learning, Ambiguity, and Other Roadblocks: A Feedback Model of Diagnostic Problem Solving

Modeling the Dynamics of Time-pressured Diagnostic Sensemaking

Modeling the Dynamics of Process Improvement: Stretch Goals that Fail

Confidence, Error, and Ingenuity in Diagnostic Problem Solving: Clarifying the Role of Exploration and Exploitation

Understanding & Modeling State Stability: Exploiting System Dynamics

Applying Learning Curve Theory to Implementation of Process Change

Implementation as Learning: An Extension of Learning Curve Theory

Dynamics of Learning by Doing under Constraints: Analysis of the Tipping Point

The Right Shock to Initiate Change: A Sensemaking Perspective

Brad Morrison

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Morrison, J. Bradley and Deckers, Cathy. "Common Theories." Defining Excellence in Simulation Programs. Ed. Palaganas, J., Maxworthy, J., Epps, C., and Mancini, B.. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014 (forthcoming)

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Morrison, J. Bradley. "Small is beautiful: Learning from small models." Presented at the 31th International System Dynamics Conference, Cambridge, MA. 2013.

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Morrison, J. B., Rudolph, J. W. and Carroll, J. S.. "Dynamic Modeling as a Multidiscipline Collaborative Journey." System Dynamics Review 29. 1 (2013): 4-25.

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Morrison, J. Bradley. "Debriefing as a system: Enhancing reflection in experiential learning." Presented at the 31th International System Dynamics Conference, Cambridge, MA. 2013.

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Morrison, J. Bradley. "Managing the Dynamics of Process Improvement: Production, Improvement, and Learning." Presented at the Academy of Management, Boston, MA. 2013.

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Morrison, J. Bradley. "The efficiency trap in process improvement and the critical role of learning by doing." Presented at the Academy of Management, Orlando, FL. 2013.

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Morrison, J. Bradley; Rudolph, J W.; Carroll, J C.. "From the archives: The dynamics of action oriented problem solving: Linking interpretation and choice." Presented at the 31th International System Dynamics Conference, Cambridge, MA. 2013.

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Morrison, J. B.. "Process Improvement Dynamics Under Constrained Resources: Managing the Work Harder versus Work Smarter Balance." System Dynamics Review 28. 4 (2012): 329-350.

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Morrison, J. Bradley. "Managing the Dynamics of Process Improvement: Production, Improvement, and Learning." Presented at the 23nd Annual Production and Operations Management Society Conference, Chicago. IL.. 2012.

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Morrison, J. Bradley. "The Efficiency Trap in Process Improvement and the Critical Role of Learning by Doing." Presented at the 29th International System Dynamics Conference, St. Gallen, Switzerland. 2012.

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Morrison, J.B., Rudolph, J. W., & Carroll, J. S.. "Doing System Dynamics Collaboratively with Social Scientists, J.W. Forrester Award Reception Talk.." Presented at the 29th International System Dynamics Conference, St. Gallen, Switzerland. 2012.

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Christopher Fee , Kendall Hall, J. Bradley Morrison, Robert Stephens, Karen Cosby, Rollin (Terry) J. Fairbanks, Barbara Youngberg, Gail Lenehan, Jameel Abualenain, Kevin O’Connor, Robert Wears. "Consensus-Based Recommendations for Research Priorities Related to Interventions to Safeguard Patient Safety in the Crowded Emergency Department." Academic Emergency Medicine 18. 12 (2011): 1283-1288.

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Morrison, J. B., Rudolph, J. W.. "Fixation or Vagabonding -€“ The Two Faces of Self-fulfilling Interpretation." Focus on Patient Safety 14. 4 (2011).

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Morrison, J. B., Rudolph, J. W.. "Learning from Accident and Error:Avoiding the Hazards of Workload, Stress, and Routine Interruptions in the ED." Academic Emergency Medicine (18). 12 (2011): 1246-1254.

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Morrison, J. B., Wears, R. L.. "Emergency Department Crowding." Presented at The 28th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Washington, DC. 2011.

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Morrison, J. B., Wears, R. L.. "Emergency Department Crowding: Vicious Cycles in the ED." Paper presented at the 4th Annual Mayo Clinic Conference on Systems Engineering and Operations Research in Health Care., Rochester, MN. . 2011.

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Morrison, J. B., Wears, R. L.. "Emergency Department Crowding: Vicious Cycles in the ED." Paper presented at the Academy of Management, San Antonio, TX. 2011.

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Morrison, J. B., Wears, R. L.. "Overcrowding in the Emergency Department." Invited paper presented at the System Dynamics Winter Camp, Austin, TX. 2011.

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Morrison, J. Bradley and Wears, R.L.. "Managing Emergency Room Crowding: Workplace Constraints versus Human Capabilities." 22nd Annual Production and Operations Management Science Conference, Reno, NV. 2011.

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Morrison, J. Bradley and Wears, Robert L.. "Overcrowding in the Emergency Department." System Dynamics Winter Camp, Austin, TX. January, 2011.

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Morrison, J. Bradley. "The Transition Challenge in the Implementation of Process Improvement." 22nd Annual Production and Operations Management Science Conference, Reno, NV. May, 2011.

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Morrison, J. Bradley. "Simulation Modelling for Grounded Theory Building: Why Do Chronic Resource Shortages Persist?." European Operations Management Association, Porto, Portugal. 2010.

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Morrison, J. Bradley. "The Problem with Workarounds is that They Work." Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada. 2010.

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Morrison, J. Bradley. Managing the Dynamics of Process Improvement: Production, Improvement, and Learning. Proc. of 2010 International System Dynamics Conference. Seoul, Korea: 2010.

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Morrison, J. Bradley. The Problem with Workarounds is that They Work. Proc. of 2009 International System Dynamics Conference. Albuquerque, NM: 2010.

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Sturtevant, Daniel, Morrison, J. Bradley. America Disrupted: Dynamics of the Technical Capability Crisis. Proc. of 2009 International System Dynamics Conference. Albuquerque, NM.: 2010.

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Rudolph, Jenny, Morrison, J. Bradley, and Carroll, John. "The Dynamics of Action-Oriented Problem Solving: Linking Interpretation and Choice." Academy of Management Review 34. 4 (2009): 733-758.

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Morrison, J. Bradley, Goldsmith, Daniel and Siegel, Michael. Dynamic Complexity in Military Planning: A Role for System Dynamics. Proc. of 2008 International System Dynamics Conference. Athens, Greece: 2008.

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Morrison, J. Bradley, Rudolph, Jenny and Carroll, John. The Dynamics of Diagnosing: Virtuous and Vicious Cycles in the Operating Room. Proc. of 2008 International System Dynamics Conference. Athens, Greece: 2008.

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Morrison, J. Bradley. "Putting the Learning Curve in Context." Journal of Business Research 61. 11 (2008): 1182-1190.

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Rudolph, Jenny W. and Morrison, J. Bradley. "Sidestepping Superstitious Learning, Ambiguity, and Other Roadblocks: A Feedback Model of Diagnostic Problem Solving." American Journal of Medicine 121. 5A (2008): 534-537.

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Morrison, J. Bradley, Rudolph, Jenny W., and Caroll, John C.. "Modeling the Dynamics of Time-pressured Diagnostic Sensemaking." Proceedings of the 2007 International System Dynamics Conference, Boston, MA. 2007.

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Morrison, J. Bradley. "Modeling the Dynamics of Process Improvement: Stretch Goals that Fail." Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA. 2007.

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Rudolph, Jenny W. and Morrison, J. Bradley. "Confidence, Error, and Ingenuity in Diagnostic Problem Solving: Clarifying the Role of Exploration and Exploitation." Best Paper Proceedings of the Sixty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA (2007).

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Choucri, N., Electris, C., Goldsmith, D, Mistree, D, Mandinck, S.E., Morrison, Bradley J., Siegel, M. and Sweitzer-Hamilton, M.. Understanding & Modeling State Stability: Exploiting System Dynamics. Proc. of 2006 Institue of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Aerospace Conference. Big Sky, MT: IEEE, 2006.

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Morrison, Bradley J.. "Applying Learning Curve Theory to Implementation of Process Change." Academy of Mangement, Atlanta, GA. August, 2006.

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Morrison, J. Bradley. Implementation as Learning: An Extension of Learning Curve Theory. Proc. of 2005 International System Dynamics Conference. Boston, MA: 2005.

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Morrison, J. Bradley. Dynamics of Learning by Doing under Constraints: Analysis of the Tipping Point. Proc. of 2004 International System Dynamics Conference. Oxford, England: 2004.

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Morrison, J. Bradley. "The Right Shock to Initiate Change: A Sensemaking Perspective." Best Paper Proceedings of the Academy of Management, Denver, CO (2002).