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Management walk-arounds: Lessons from the Gulf of Mexico oil well blowout

Hopkins, Andrew


Many companies understand that good management requires senior managers to spend time with front line workers. Some companies build into performance agreements for senior managers a requirement that they conduct a certain number of such site visits each year. The challenge is to make productive use of these visits. Safety is often a focus for visiting VIPs, but too often safety is understood to be a matter of "slips, trips and falls" rather than the major hazards that can blow the plant or the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Safety Science
DOI: 10.1016/j.ssci.2011.06.002


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