The case for understanding the managerial competencies that influence Lean implementations in Irish healthcare

Aidan Walsh

Waterford Institute of Technology

Aidan Walsh is a Lecturer in Managements Studies in the School of Business at Waterford Institute of Technology. Aidan is currently undertaking PhD research investigating managerial competencies in Lean healthcare settings under the supervision of Prof. Peter Hines and Prof. Denis Harrington at Waterford Institute of Technology.


The global healthcare sector is characterised by challenging trends including escalating costs, increased incidence of chronic illnesses, aging populations, and greater urbanisation, all leading to higher rates of many... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Aidan Walsh (Waterford Institute of Technology)
  2. Peter Hines (Waterford Institute of Technology)
  3. Denis Harrington (Waterford Institute of Technology)

Topic Area

Human Resource Management


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