Professor Eitan Naveh joined the Faculty in 2001. He received his D.Sc. in Quality Assurance and Reliability—all from the Technion in 1995, followed by post-doctoral studies at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management.
Prof. Naveh research focuses on innovation and quality. He studies triggers that lead to tension between continuous innovation and quality, and identifies conditions under which organizations can manage and even benefit from this tension. Part of his research is the investigation of errors, which are a basic dimension of quality.
Eitan explores these and other topics in both research and development teams in hi-tech companiesand medical teams in medical centers. He uses conventionalcross-sectional research design as well as interventional design.
Managing for quality improvement and continuous innovation
Patient safety and medical treatment errors
Multilevel perspective of errors Organizational intervention and continuous improvement programs
Agility and lean operations Meta-standards (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 39001)