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Studying organisational cultures and their effects on safety

Hopkins, Andrew


How do organisational cultures influence safety? To answer this question requires a strategy for investigating organisational culture. There are various research strategies available. By far the most widely used is the perception survey. An alternative is for researchers is to immerse themselves in one or more organisations, making detailed observations about activities and drawing inferences about the nature of the organisation’s culture (the ethnographic method). A third technique makes use...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Working/Technical Paper
Source: Safety Science
DOI: 10.1016/j.ssci.2006.05.005


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