Complete Vita    (word document) 

  Reuben R. McDaniel, Jr.  

Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Regents Chair in Health Care Management
Department of Management Science & Information Systems
CBA 6.454 (office location)
512.471.9451 (office phone)
512.471.0587 (office fax)
reuben.mcdaniel@mccombs.utexas.edu

Ed.D., Indiana University, 1971
M.S., University of Akron, 1968
B.S., Drexel University, 1964
Courses
   Managing Complexity
  Course Syllabus
   Knowledge Management
  Course Syllabus
Academic Posts
The University of Texas at Austin, 1972 - present;  The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio; Florida State University;  Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration; Claremont Graduate School; Baldwin-Wallace College
Research Areas
Managing Complexity; Knowledge Management; Health Care Management; Organizational Design
Industry Areas
Health Care; High Technology; Knowledge-Intensive Firms
Corporate and Public Sector Leadership
Editorial Board, Health Care Management Review; Services Research Review Committee, National Institute of Mental Health Initial Review Group, 2003-2005; Scientific Advisory Committee, Plexus Institute, 2000 - 2005
Recent Consultancies
Daughters of Charity National Health Care System, St. Louis, Missouri; Mobil Corp., Beaumont, Texas & Fairfax, Virginia; Ontario Association of Health Administrators, Ontario, Canada; Seton Medical Center, Austin, Texas; Slumberger, Inc., Houston, Texas; Society for Nuclear Medicine, New York, New York; Texas Department of Human Services, Austin, Texas
Current Research Projects                                                                                         Organization and Design of Clinical Microsystems with emphasis on Primary Care Practices; Outcomes of Nursing Management Practice in Nursing Homes; Utilization of Information Systems: Assessing the Role of Values in Technology Adoption, Technological Barriers to Telemedicine, and Technology Management Implications; Development of Research Methods Informed by Complexity Science
Recent and Representative Publications
Books
(with Dean J. Driebe), Uncertainty and Surprise in Complex Systems, Springer Verlag Heidelberg, 2005; p. 202.
Knight, Kenneth E., & McDaniel, Reuben R., Jr. (1979). Organizations: An information systems perspective (p. 191). Belmont, California: Wadsworth Publishing Company.
Book Chapters
McDaniel, Reuben R. Jr. & Lanham, Holly Jordan (2010). Sustainable development: Complexity and the problem of balance. In Steven A. Moore (Ed.), Pragmatic sustainability: Theoretical and practical tools (pp. 51-66). New York, NY: Routledge.
McDaniel, Reuben R., Jr., & Jordan, Michele E. (2009). Complexity and postmodern theory. In James A. Johnson (Ed.), Health organizations: Theory, behavior, and development (pp. 63-84). Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Pbls.
Anderson, Ruth A., & McDaniel, Reuben R., Jr. (2008). Taking complexity science seriously: New research, new methods. In Claire Lindberg, Sue Nash & Curt Lindberg (Eds.), On the edge: Nursing in the age of complexity (pp. 73-96). Bordentown, NJ: Plexus Press.
(with Dean J. Driebe), "Uncertainty and Surprise: An Introduction," in Reuben R. McDaniel, Jr. and Dean J. Driebe, (Eds.) Uncertainty and Surprise in Complex Systems, Springer Verlag Heidelberg, 2005; pp. 3-11.
(with Dean J. Driebe), "Complexity, Uncertainty and Surprise: An Integrated View," in Reuben R. McDaniel, Jr. and Dean J. Driebe (Eds.) Uncertainty and Surprise in Complex Systems, Springer Verlag Heidelberg, 2005; pp. 19-30.
"Chaos and Complexity in a Bioterrorism Future," in John D. Blair, Myron D. Fottler, and Albert C. Zapantam (Eds.) Advances in Health Care Management, Oxford, UK: Elsevier, Ltd., 2004; volume 4 pp. 119-139. 
(with Dean J. Driebe), "Complexity Science and Health Care Management," in John D. Blair, Myron D. Fottler and Grant T. Savage, (Eds.) Advances in Health Care Management, Stamford, CN: JAI Press, 2001, volume 2, pp. 11-36.
(with Karl Weick), "How Professional Organizations Work:  Implications for School Organization and Management," in Thomas J. Sergiovanni and John H. Moore, Schooling for Tomorrow:  Directing Reforms to Issues that Count, Needham Heights, MA: Allyn and Bacon, 1989; pp. 330-355.
Articles
McKenna, Kalin, Leykum, Luci K., McDaniel, Reuben, R. Jr., (2012).  The role of improvising in patient care, Health Care Management Review, March 29, 2012 (published ahead of print). 

Anderson, R. A., Corazzini, K., Porter, K., Daily, K., McDaniel, R.& R., Colón-Emeric, C. (in press). CONNECT for Quality: Protocol of a Randomized Controlled Trial to Improve Fall Prevention in Nursing Homes. Implementation Science, 7(1), 11.  http://www.implementationscience.com/content/7/February/2012 

Leykum, Luci K., Kumar, Pardeep, Parchman, Michael, McDaniel, Reuben R., Lanham, Holly, & Agar, Michael, (in press), Use of an agent-based model to understand clinical systems, Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation.

Lanham, Holly Jordan, Leykum, Luci K., McDaniel, Reuben R. Jr. (2011), Same organization, same electronic health records (EHRs) system, different use: Exploring the linkage between practice member communication patterns and HER use patterns in an ambulatory care setting, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, doi:10.1136/amiajnl-2011-000263.

Leykum, Luci K., Palmer, Ray, Lanham, Holly, J., Jordan, Michelle E., McDaniel, Reuben R., Jr., Noël, Polly H., Parchman, Michael, (2011), Reciprocal learning and chronic care model implementation in primary care, BMC Health Care Research, 11(44).

Ford-Eickhoff, Karen, Plowman, Ashmos Donde, McDaniel, Reuben R. Jr., (2011). Hospital boards and hospital strategic focus: The impact of board involvement in strategic decision making. Health Care Management Review, 36(2) 1-10.

Kitzmiller, Rebecca R., Anderson, Ruth A., McDaniel, Reuben R. Jr., (2010). Making sense of health information technology implementation: A qualitative study protocol. Implementation Science, 5(95).

Fulton, Lawrence V., Lasdon, Leon S., McDaniel, Reuben R., Jr., Coppola, Nicholas M., (2010). Two-stage stochastic optimization for the allocation of medical assets in steady-state combat operations. Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation, 7(2) 89-102.

Leykum, Luci K., Parchman, Michael, Pugh, Jacqueline, Lawrence, Valerie, Noël, Polly H., McDaniel, Reuben R., Jr. (2010). The importance of organizational characteristics for improving outcomes in patients with chronic disease: a systematic review of congestive heart failure. Implementation Science, 5(66).

Jordan, Michelle E., Lanham, Holly J., Anderson, Ruth A. and McDaniel, Reuben R., Jr. (2010). Implications of complex adaptive systems theory for interpreting research about health care organizations. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice (International Journal of Public Health Policy and Health Services Research),16(1), 228-231.

Leykum, Luci K., Pugh, Jacqueline, Lanham, Holly Jordan, Harmon, Joel & McDaniel, Reuben R., Jr. (2009). Implementation research design: integrating participatory action research into randomized controlled trials. Implementation Science, 4(69).

Crabtree, Benjamin F., Nutting, Paul A., Miller, William L., McDaniel, Reuben R., Jr., Stange, Kurt C., & Jaén, Carlos Roberto (2009). Primary care practice Transformation is Hard Work: Insights from a 15 year developmental program of research. Medical Care, in print.

Crabtree, Benjamin F., Miller, William L., McDaniel, Reuben R., Jr., Stange, Kurt C., Nutting, Paul A., & Jaén, Carlos R. (2009). A survivor’s guide for primary care physicians, The Journal of Family Practice, 58(8), E1-E7.

Orzano, A. John, McInerney, Claire R., McDaniel, Reuben R., Jr., Meese, Abigail, Alajmi, Bibi, Mohr, Stewart M., & Tallia, Alfred F. (2009). A medical home: Value and implications of knowledge management, Health Care Management Review, 34(3), 224-233.

McDaniel, Reuben R., Jr., & Lanham, Holly Jordan (2009). Evidence as a tool for managerial action: A complex adaptive systems view, Health Care Management Review, 34(3), 216-218.

Lanham, Holly Jordan, McDaniel, Reuben R., Jr., Crabtree, Benjamin F., Miller, William L., Stange, Kurt C., Talia, Alfred F., & Nutting, Paul A. (2009). How improving practice relationships among clinicians and nonclinicians can improve quality in primary care, The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, 35(9), 457-466.

Jordan, Michelle E., Lanham, Holly Jordan, Crabtree, Benjamin F., Nutting, Paul A., Miller, William L., Stange, Kurt C., & McDaniel, Reuben R., Jr. (2009). The role of conversation in health care interventions: Enabling sensemaking and learning, Implementation Science, 4(15). http://www.implementationscience.com/content/4/1/15.

McDaniel, Reuben R., Jr., Lanham, Holly Jordan, & Anderson, Ruth A. (2009). Implications of complex adaptive systems theory for the design of research on health care organizations, Health Care Management Review, 34(2), 191-199.


Fulton, Lawrence V., Lasdon, Leon S., McDaniel, Reuben R., Jr., & Coppola, Nicholas (2008). Including quality, access, and efficiency in healthcare cost models, Hospital Topics, 86(4), 3-16.

Crabtree, Benjamin F., McDaniel, Reuben R., Jr., Nutting, Paul A., Lanham, Holly J., Looney, J. Anna, & Miller, William L. (2008). Closing the physician-staff divide: A step toward creating the medical home, Family Practice Management, 15, 20-24.

Paparone, Christopher R., Anderson, Ruth A., & McDaniel, Reuben R., Jr. (2008). Where military professionalism meets complexity science, Armed Forces & Society, 34(3), 433-449.

Leykum, Luci K., Pugh, Jacqueline, Lawrence, V., Parchman, M., Noel, P.H., Cornell, J., & McDaniel, Reuben R., Jr. (2007). Organizational interventions employing principles of complexity science have improved outcomes for patients with Type II diabetes, Implementation Science, 2(28), 1-8.

McDaniel, Reuben R., Jr. (2007). Management strategies for complex adaptive systems: Sensemaking, learning, and improvisation, Performance Improvement Quarterly, 20(2), 21-42.

Orzano, A. John, Tallia, Alfred F., McInerney, Claire R., McDaniel, Reuben R., Jr., & Crabtree, Benjamin F. (2007). Strategies for developing a knowledge-driven culture in your practice, Family Practice Management, 14(4), 32-34.

Fulton, Lawrence, McDaniel, Reuben R., Jr., Hassell, L. Harrison, Wojcik, Barbara. Optimization approaches for the relocation of medical assets, European Journal of Operational Research, submitted September 2007.

Leykum, L. K., Pugh, J., Lawrence, V., Parchman M., Noel, P.H., Cornell, J., McDaniel, Reuben R., Jr. (2007). Organizational interventions employing principles of complexity science have improved outcomes for patients with Type II diabetes, Implementation Science, in press.

Fulton, Larry, Lasdon, Leon S., McDaniel, Reuben R., Jr. (March 2007). Cost drivers and resource allocation in military health care systems, Military Medicine, 172(3) 244-249

Tallia, Alfred F., Lanham, Holly, J., McDaniel, Reuben R. Jr., Crabtree, Benjamin F. (2006, January). 7 Characteristics of successful work relationships, Family Practice Management, 13(1) 47-50.

Anderson, R. A., Ammarell, N., Bailey, D., Jr., Colόn-Emeric, C., Corazzini, K. N., Lillie, M., Piven, M. L. S., Utley-Smith, Q., & McDaniel, R. R., Jr. (2005, October). Nurse assistant mental models, sensemaking, care actions, and consequences for nursing home residents. Qualitative Health Research, 15(8) 1006-1021.

Stroebel, Christine K., McDaniel, Reuben R., Jr., Crabtree, Benjamin F. et al. (2005, August). How complexity science can inform a reflective process for improvement in primary care practices. Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, 31(8) 438-446.

(with Ruth A. Anderson, Benjamin F. Crabtree, and David J. Steele), "Case Study Research: The View from Complexity Science," Qualitative Health Research, 2005, 15(5): 669-685.

(with David L. Paul), "A Field Study of the Effect of Interpersonal Trust on Virtual Collaborative Relationship Performance," MIS Quarterly, June 2004, 28(2): 183-227.

(with Deborah Cohen, Benjamin F. Crabtree, et al.), "A Practice Change Model for Quality Improvement in Primary Care Practice," Journal of Healthcare Management, 2004, 49(3): 155-168.

(with Ruth A. Anderson, and Kirsten N. Corazzini), "Complexity Science and the Dynamics of Climate and Communication: Reducing Nursing Home Turnover," The Gerontologist, 2004, 44(3): 378-388

(with Michelle E. Jordan and Brigitte F. Fleeman), "Surprise, Surprise, Surprise! A Complexity Science View of the Unexpected," Health Care Management Review, 2003, 28(3): 266-278.

(with Ruth A. Anderson and Michele I. Issel), "Nursing Homes as Complex Adaptive Systems: Relationship between Management Practice and Resident Outcomes," Nursing Research, Jan-Feb 2003, 52(1): 12-21.

(with Alfred F. Tallia, Kurt C. Stange, Virginia A. Aita, William L. Miller, and Benjamin F. Crabtree), "Understanding Organizational Designs of Primary Care Practices," Journal of Healthcare Management, 2003, 48(1): 45-61.

(with Donde P. Ashmos, Dennis Duchon and John W. Huonker) "What a Mess! Participation as a Simple Managerial Rule to 'Complexify' Organizations," Journal of Management Studies, 39(2), March 2002: pp 189-206
 Awards and Recognition
Marquis Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare 2012
Heman Marion Sweatt Legacy Award, The University of Texas at Austin, 2011
Outstanding Elective Professor – MBA, McCombs School of Business, 2010, 2005
Distinguished Speaker, Health Care Management Division, Academy of Management, 2006
Fellow at the IC2 Institute, 2005
Outstanding Elective Professor, MBA - McCombs School of Business, 2005
Civitatis Award for exceptional service to The University of Texas at Austin, 2004
Merit-Based Research Award, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, McCombs School of Business
Outstanding Elective Professor awarded by McCombs School of Business MBA Class of 2005
Elective Faculty Honor Roll, Fall 2001, Spring 2001, Fall 2002, Spring 2002, Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Fall 2006, McCombs School of Business
Excellence in Education Teaching Award, McCombs School of Business, 2002-2003
Myron D. Fottler Exceptional Service Award, Health Care Management Division, Academy of Management, 2001
Key D Award, Outstanding Alumnus, Drexel University, 1988