Essay on Just Culture
Just Culture: Theories and Concept to Implement a Change
To modify healthcare policies in a facility to a Just Culture environment, one must learned what “Just Culture” entails. By using economic, organizational change, and systems science theories and/or concepts a Just Culture program will be implemented into a facility by a leadership team.
Mistakes and errors caused by medical providers happen in the healthcare field, resulting in punitive actions against the provider. As cited by Geffken-Eddy (2011) studies by the Institute of Medicine have shown that punishment will only lead to more medical errors or providers not reporting their …show more content…
Applying a systems concept to Just Culture is possible by using the Theory of Goal Attainment. Imogene King developed Theory of Goal Attainment, which focuses the relationship between systems and the occurrences of processes and outcomes (goals) ("Goal attainment theory: key concepts", n.d.). King incorporates three systems; personal, inter-personal and social in which all three will interact together. Personal system will be the healthcare worker; this person will gather information to explore further about themselves and their environment (Gonzalez, Moreno-Fergusson, Whetsell, p.424). Next is an interpersonal system, which