What are the fundamental differences between special-cause variation and common-cause variation?

Homework Assignment 2

Answer the following question sin the space provided below:

Explain the importance of variation to health-care organizations?

a) What might be the key processes for health-care organizations?

b) What are the potential common causes of variation that would have an impact on the key processes of health-care organizations?

c) What special causes might be more important than others?

d) How might health-care organizations’ business environment be dynamic and change over time?