Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Motivating management: corporate compliance with safety, health and environmental regulation

Thornton, Dorothy; Kagan, Robert A; Gunningham, Neil


Based on interviews with facility managers in the electroplating and chemical industries, this study examines regulated firms’ perceptions of how various instrumental, normative and social factors motivated their firms' safety, health and environmental actions. We found that ‘implicit general deterrence’ (the overall effect of sustained inspection and enforcement activity) was far more important than either specific or general deterrence, and that deterrence in any form was of far greater...[Show more]

CollectionsANU School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet)
Type: Working/Technical Paper
Access Rights: Open Access


File Description SizeFormat Image
Motiv.manage.NG.pdf227.35 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail
2937-~BG.XSH360 BUnknown

This item is licensed under a Creative Commons License Creative Commons

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator