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Operational Decision-Making in High Hazard: Organizations Drawing a Line in the Sand

Hayes, Jan

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This book takes a fresh look at safety decision-making by documenting and examining stories told by front-line managers in three different high-hazard industries: a chemical plant, a nuclear power station and an air-navigation service provider. From Piper Alpha to Deepwater Horizon, accident analysis has stressed the importance of excellent decision-making by those in charge out in the field. Organizations rely critically on the judgement and experience of such senior operations personnel and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/57644

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