Organizational Accidents Revisited

Author: James Reason
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1134806078
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Managing the Risks of Organizational Accidents introduced the notion of an ’organizational accident’. These are rare but often calamitous events that occur in complex technological systems operating in hazardous circumstances.

The Chernobyl Accident Revisited

Author: Alexander Roman Sich
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However, even these research efforts, in addition to not studying the accident
itself, are sanctioned under the auspices of an organization named NVO Prypjat -
the Prypjat Scientific and Industrial Association. Formerly, this organization was ...

Middletown Revisited

Author: Marvin H. Cohen
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439636168
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The organization is a combination department with professional drivers and
volunteer firefighters. ... In addition to fire suppression the department responds
to numerous medical calls, alarms for automobile accidents, and other rescue
related ...

Woonsocket Revisited

Author: Robert R. Bellerose
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439631999
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Trains running off the rails were the most common type of railroad accident, and
the “righting up” of railroad cars ... The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, a
fraternal organization, has been active in Woonsocket since the late 19th ...

Sustainable Cities Revisited Iii 7060iied

Author: International Institute for Environment & Development
Publisher: IIED
ISBN: 9781843690955
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It includes details of measures to improve public transport and to reduce
congestion, traffic accidents, car use and air ... which later became Environ Trust (
Environ), the organization established to act as coordinator of the Environment
City ...

Organizational Learning Capability

Author: Arthur K. Yeung
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195356267
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Revisited. and. Three. Health. Care. Systems. It's no accident that most
organizations learn poorly. As Chris Argyris and many other theorists have
pointed out, the ways organizations are designed and managed, the definitions
of people's jobs, ...

Culture Of Fear Revisited

Author: Frank Füredi
Publisher: Continuum Intl Pub Group
ISBN: 9780826493958
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'IT WAS JUST AN ACCIDENT. . .OR WAS IT? is the title of a leaflet published by
Accident Line, a UK-based organization devoted to encouraging the injured to
claim compensation. The leaflet boasts that 'many people who believed at first
that ...

The Active Society Revisited

Author: Wilson C. McWilliams
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
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... and garbage can decision-making, because it explicitly decouples the
organizational front stage from its back stage. ... Under certain conditions,
complexity results in "normal accidents,"77 or more generally "routine
nonconformity,"78 and ...

Silent Spring Revisited

Author: Susan Maria Turnquist
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Organizational theorist Perrow (1984) investigated the tendency for highly
complex technologies to be "tightly coupled" (having many ... impacts from small
disruptions, which occur with enough frequency to be considered "normal