Overlooking an event afterwards and questioning yourself not as a criticism but in a way to develop yourself further. Task c How reflective practice contributes to improving the quality of service provision. When you continually reflect on the way you perform, you are assessing the areas where you can improve. Looking at how you can do something better or differently can only benefit the standard of service provided and to us as individuals. In addressing at how we can allow ourselves to grow and offer an enhanced service that we can openly reflect on, actually allows the whole service to improve as accepting changes can be made for the better is showing that you are receptivte to evolving.
Reflecting on your practise is important as it can help you to focus on what you have done well and identify areas you may need to improve I.e. It may make you consider new approaches or make you consider learning more or beginning new courses in relevant subjects. You can use reflective practice to improve the quality of the service you provide by thinking about a task you previously completed and asking yourself: What could have been done better? & how will I do that task next time? 1.3.
We also feel that we can improve quality as well. Continuous improvement is based on the Deming model of Plan, Do, Check, Act. The hard part is planning, because that is where we must recognize an opportunity to improve the product. Remember, however, that we have good people, human resources is our strength. We must put some money into research & development in order to leverage this strength for improved quality, by encouraging innovation and implementing innovations to continuously improve both our products and our processes.
If the OD program is initiated in one division, the results are used to demonstrate the effectiveness to another division. Practice and familiarity with the new methods help to reinforce the change and institutionalize it. • Evaluate the OD program results - Evaluations are important for three groups. 1. Key decision makers; 2.
In addition, using Critical Path Analysis (CPA) benefitted the planning process in assisting in development of a sound plan. CPA identifies those tasks that must be completed on time in order for the entire project to be finished on time. CPA also shows us which tasks can be delayed should resources need to be reallocated due to other tasks’ delays. “The disadvantage of CPA, if you use it as the technique by which your project plans are communicated and managed against, is that the relation of tasks to time is not as immediately obvious as with Gantt Charts. This can make them more difficult to understand.” (Cosmato, 2011) The resources consists of our entire team in most areas with final decisions being made during our weekly meetings.
b) Why is reflective practice important? - effecting on your practise is important as it can help you to focus on what you have done well and identify areas you may need to improve I.e. It may make you consider new approaches or make you consider learning more or beginning new courses in relevant subjects. You can use reflective practice to improve the quality of the service you provide by thinking about a task you previously completed and asking yourself: What could have been done better? & how will I do that task next time?
A PDP should involve set goals in which you want to achieve. You should base them on the subject you want to improve in and take into consideration what skills you are already good at, what skills you need to work on, what factors could help you along the way, what factors might stop you from achieving your goals when trying to complete them. You will also need to identify the training necessary to achieve your targets and set a time scale to achieve them. By having a review date this allows you to have a time scale and also to see how much you have progressed in what time. Avii) Three people that could provide information and feedback for a PDP would be a manager, the residents and other professionals in the work place such as doctors or nurses.
Critical thinking would allow one to be able to “second-guess” themselves but in a more constructive manner that is conducive to their needs and wants. What Is Critical Thinking? Critical thinking is a self-motivated, self-guided, and methodic approach to our thinking process. Critical thinking affords us the opportunity to base our decision making processes off of key essential elements, they are: clarity, assurance, and rational understanding. Critical thinking allows us the chance to place importance and meaning on our past and current situations; while at the same time, shaping, molding, and directing the outcomes of our future by influencing our choices and decisions that we will make.
When solving the crisis of time mismanagement several questions necessitate being asked, then investigated: What strategies are used for organizating time successfully? What are the rewards of managing time sensibly? How can anxiety be reduced? Some necessary strategies for managing time sensibly are having self-knowledge and goals. Possessing an alertness of my goals will help in prioritizing tasks.