Sandra Alvear Vega

Sandra Alvear Vega
Universidad de Talca · Escuela de Auditoría e Ingeniería en Control de Gestión

Doctor of Education

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La implementación de sistemas de evaluación del desempeño, cada vez requiere de mayor revisión, en este aspecto existe una falta de auditoría de recursos humanos en las organizaciones, en esta área específica. El objetivo principal de este trabajo fue reducir la dimensionalidad de las variables que influyen en la etapa de “implementación” del proce...
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Background Self-reported health is subjective and depends on external factors such as socioeconomic status, presence of chronic diseases and working status, among others. Aim To determine which factors influence self-reported health among older people in Chile. Material and Methods A secondary analysis of the National Socioeconomic Characterizati...
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Este artículo expone la aplicación de una metodología para medir el costo de producción del kilo de fruta deshidratada, aplicando las Normas Internacionales de Contabilidad, en una plantación de Ciruelo D’Agen, en Chile. Se muestra el costo por cada árbol, ciruelo, hasta el inicio de la primera cosecha, clasificado en fijo y variable. Además, se de...
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Objetivo El objetivo principal de este trabajo, fue validar y comparar la capacidad predictiva de mortalidad de los indicadores de gravedad APACHE II (Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation, Score II) y SAPS III (Simplified Acute Physiology, Score III) en una muestra de pacientes admitidos en la Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos Adulto (UCI) de...
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The paper aims to establish the bases of dogmatic and applicative problematization about structural maltreatment towards elderly, complex topic, contingent, widely spread in our societies and often invisible. To this end, a critical description of the main sociocultural, legal and economic manifestations of structural maltreatment is proposed. In p...
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The paper aims to establish the bases of dogmatic and applicative problematization about structural maltreatment towards elderly, complex topic, contingent, widely spread in our societies and often invisible. To this end, a critical description of the main sociocultural, legal and economic manifestations of structural maltreatment is proposed. In p...
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El maltrato estructural a personas mayores en Chile y la necesidad de formular un índice multidimensional Carolina Riveros - Patricia Rodríguez - Rodrigo Palomo - Sandra Alvear- M. Ángeles Fernández - Ángela Arenas Pp. 163-176.
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when adopting a new IT system, users share each other’s information on both the system and the process. Research on IT adoption knows very little about the content and the way in which users communicate with each other during those adoption processes. To address this issue, we analyzed the discourse of a group of first-year engineering lecturers wh...
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While Information Technology (IT) adoption has been widely discussed in previous studies, it is still a research challenge. In this sense, a neglected research topic is understanding what users say during an IT adoption process. To contribute to this issue, we analyzed the discourses of three Chilean lecturers of first-year engineering courses duri...
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The role of spokesperson played by company executives is a recurring object of study. In this context, the managerial discourse (either oral or written), is considered a management tool. The aim of this article is to identify, describe and understand the function of the managerial discourse as expressed in the letter of presentation of the financia...
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The role of spokesperson played by company executives is a recurring object of study. In this context, the managerial discourse (either oral or written), is considered a management tool. The aim of this article is to identify, describe and understand the function of the managerial discourse as expressed in the letter of presentation of the financia...
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The "rating activity" of health leaders is studied from a complementary approach to the one of management theory. From the microsocical perspective, this is understood to be related to the activity theory, and the cognitive theory of learning. Methodologically, it relies on the theoretical current of discourse pragmatics on a particular type of org...
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Background: An accurate estimation of resources use by individual patients is crucial in hospital management. Aim: To measure financial costs of health care actions in intensive care units of two public regional hospitals in Chile. Material and Methods: Prospective follow up of 716 patients admitted to two intensive care units during 2011. The fina...
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Background: An accurate estimation of resources use by individual patients is crucial in hospital management. Aim: To measure financial costs of health care actions in intensive care units of two public regional hospitals in Chile. Material and Methods: Prospective follow up of 716 patients admitted to two intensive care units during 2011. The fina...
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Background: Patient care costs in intensive care units are high and should be considered in medical decision making. Aim: To calculate the real disease related costs for patients admitted to intensive care units of public hospitals. Material and methods: Using an activity associated costs analysis, the expenses of 716 patients with a mean age...
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LA QUALIFICATION DE L’ENVIRONNEMENT PROFESSIONNEL DANS L’ACTIVITÉ DES DIRIGEANTS. LE CAS DE L’HÔPITAL DE CURICÓ, AU CHILI
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The main contribution of this thesis is to enrich the understanding of an aspect in the professionalization of health managers, the activity. Much of the leadership training can be based on an analysis, made by themselves, about their own working situations. This research is a contribution from Adult Education to Management Science: understanding t...
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Calculation of costs per inpatient day in an intensive care unit Background: Intensive medicine is especially expensive and requires an efficient management. Aim: To measure the real costs of diseases treated in an intensive care unit and compare them with the costs assigned by the Chilean National Health Fund (FONASA) for 2008. Material and Method...
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Intensive medicine is especially expensive and requires an efficient management. To measure the real costs of diseases treated in an intensive care unit and compare them with the costs assigned by the Chilean National Health Fund (FONASA) for 2008. Retrospective review of 225 patients, representing 82% of discharges from an intensive care unit duri...
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Esta investigación tiene como objetivo estimar los costos y márgenes de transporte de carga terrestre nacional e internacional, así como también estimar el impacto de los costos estándar de transporte en el sector agrícola. Sobre la base del análisis de los procesos y de las principales variables que afectan al sector transporte, se obtuvieron los...

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