- Oxford Library of Psychology
- The Oxford Handbook of Evidence-Based Management
- Oxford Library of Psychology
- About the Editor
- Envisioning Evidence-Based Management
- Learning from Other Evidence-Based Practices: The Case of Medicine
- A Design Science Approach to Evidence-Based Management
- Organizational Behavior’s Contributions to Evidence-Based Management
- Evidence-Based Management in “Macro” Areas: The Case of Strategic Management
- Evidence-Based Entrepreneurship (EBE): A Systematic Approach to Cumulative Science
- Systematic Review and Evidence Synthesis as a Practice and Scholarship Tool
- Research Findings Practitioners Resist: Lessons for Management Academics from Evidence-Based Medicine
- Enabling Evidence-Based Management: Bridging the Gap between Academics and Practitioners
- Adventures in the Evidence-Based Management Trade
- At the Intersection of the Academy and Practice at Asbury Heights
- Evidence-Based <i>Decision</i> Management
- Decision Logic in Evidence-Based Management: Can Logical Models From Other Disciplines Improve Evidence-Based Human-Resource Decisions?
- Evidence-Based Management (EBMgt) Using Organizational Facts
- Buried Treasure: A Business Librarian’s Insights on Finding the Evidence
- Culture and Evidence-Based Management
- Designing Strategies for the Implementation of EBMgt among Senior Management, Middle Management, and Supervisors
- Teaching and Learning Using Evidence-Based Principles
- Reflections on Teaching Evidence-Based Management
- From the 3 Rs to the 4 Rs: Toward Doctoral Education that Encourages Evidence-Based Management through Problem-Focused Research
- Creating Evidence-Based Management Textbooks
- Beyond “New Scientific Management” Critical Reflections on the Epistemology of Evidence-Based Management
- The Politics of Evidence-Based Decision Making
Abstract and Keywords
Evidence-based practice is all around us. Not only has medicine embraced its principles, but so have education, social welfare, criminal justice and, last but not least, management. With only slight exaggeration, Evidence-based practice can be said to be emblematic of the modern professional. This chapter addresses the implications of this trend toward evidence-based practice, by taking a close look at its first introduction, in medicine. Given evidence-based medicine’s almost paradigmatic status, we then will cover the similarities and the differences between the two professional fields. In doing so, we will show that the hindrances that block the further development of evidence-based management today are the same hindrances that blocked the development of evidence-based medicine two decades ago.
Keywords: evidence-based medicine, differences from evidence-based medicine, hierarchy of evidence, evidence-based practice, clinical judgment, systematic review, best available evidence, randomization, causality, PICO, trust in professionals, Cochrane Collaboratio
Eric Barends, University of Amsterdam
Steven Ten Have, University of Amsterdam
Frank Huisman, University of Amsterdam.
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