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How do organizational structures impact operational safety? Part 2 - Designing structures that strengthen safety

Monteiro, Gilsa; Hopkins, Andrew; Melo, Paulo Fernando Frutuoso e

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Part 1, the companion paper to this paper, discusses how decentralization undermines operational safety. A case study is presented, and three real situations experienced by an oil and gas company are described, revealing how the decentralized structure contributed to the negative outcomes observed in each case. The examples demonstrate the need for an operational safety structure with a higher degree of centralization and a greater independence from business pressures. In this second paper...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/216748
Source: Safety Science
DOI: 10.1016/j.ssci.2019.104534

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