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Author Smith, David B.
Source CiteSeerX
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Cultural Resistance ♦ Risk Management Discipline ♦ Common Characteristic ♦ Detrimental Effect ♦ Limited Number ♦ International Transport ♦ Practical Method ♦ Full Research Paper ♦ Transport Safety ♦ Safety Initiative ♦ Resolution Strategy ♦ Specific Relevance ♦ Health Safety Case ♦ Cultural Change
Abstract Abstract: The review of numerous Australian and International Transport and Health Safety cases has highlighted the detrimental effect of cultural resistance when engineers and regulators seek to improve transport safety. This paper will define culture and cultural resistance. It will review a number of cases and provide an overview of the effect of cultural resistance, demonstrating some common characteristics of these cases. A limited number of risk management disciplines will be reviewed as they apply to the problem, and demonstrate how expertise in these fields can be advantageous to the engineer and regulator. The paper will provide the reader with a number of resolution strategies to manage cultural change by reducing resistance using practical methods. This paper has specific relevance to transport safety initiatives in Australia. This paper is an extract of a full research paper “Making the Kingfisher
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-01-01