The more trust, the fewer transaction costs - searching for a new management perspective to help solve the challenge of ever rising health care costs

Authors Henny van Lienden , Marco Oteman
Published in Proceedings of the European Conference on Management, Leadership & Governance
Publication date 2013
Type Lecture

Summary

Based on reflection of elements of theories of social capital, institutional economics, presence and prosocial motivation, the authors are developing a conceptual model to reduce costs in health care leading to the hypothesis : more trust leads to fewer transaction costs. Furthermore, a case study in a new form of cooperation within a new to construct hospital is presented in order to explore the hypothesis

Language English
Published in Proceedings of the European Conference on Management, Leadership & Governance
Page range 487-490

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