Active Research Programmes

Root Definition

Provides evidence of the relative effectiveness of MBAs in a variety of contexts in order to enhance the knowledge base on MBAs and improve their utility.

Customers

Researchers
Policy makers
Research funding agencies

Actors

MBA research organisations, mainly in universities.


Transformations

Transforms MBAs into evidence-based MBAs.

Weltenschauung

MBAs need to be understood thoroughly in order to improve the utility.

Owner

Hosting universities.

Environment

MBA teachers
Media, who provide the majority of publicity
Government bodies, where mindfulness is being considered or adopted (e.g. NHS).
Financial climate, that limits funding.

Relavent Subsystems

N/A

Contribution to the problem situation

The research projects are building evidence, but at present there is no strategy to incorporate other health data into research. Most work is done in controlled trials, with some qualitative work.