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dc.contributor.authorMohamed, Sherifen_US
dc.contributor.editorDongping Fang, Rafiq M. Choudhry and Jimmie W. Hinzeen_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-04-24T10:26:52Z
dc.date.available2017-04-24T10:26:52Z
dc.date.issued2006en_US
dc.date.modified2007-08-02T21:56:04Z
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/13344
dc.description.abstractThe construction industry has been characterized as one with a poor safety culture and that attempts to improve the safety record will not be fully effective until the safety culture is improved. Given that you cannot improve what you cannot measure, this paper utilises the system thinking approach in a novel way to objectively measure organisational safety culture. The paper describes a system dynamics model that captures the interaction among key enablers of safety culture and their individual, as well as combined, impact on safety performance. The paper argues that only through system dynamics modelling, organisations could be capable of properly assessing the maturity level of their safety culture, which in turn would lead to optimum resource allocation in the quest to improve safety performance. The model, presented in the paper, comprises five major enablers namely Leadership, People, Policy & Strategy, Partnerships & Resources, and Processes. The reported numerical sensitivity analysis sheds some light on the causal relationships among these enablers and demonstrates their level of influence on the overall safety culture score.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_AU
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherTsinghua University Pressen_US
dc.publisher.placeBeijing, Chinaen_US
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofconferencenameThe CIB W99 International Conference on Global Unity for Safety & Health in Constructionen_US
dc.relation.ispartofconferencetitleProceeding of the CIB W099 International Conference on Global Unity for Safety & Health in Constructionen_US
dc.relation.ispartofdatefrom2006-06-28en_US
dc.relation.ispartofdateto2006-06-30en_US
dc.relation.ispartoflocationBeijing, Chinaen_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_AU
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode310202en_US
dc.titleModelling construction safety culture using system dynamicsen_US
dc.typeConference outputen_US
dc.type.descriptionE1 - Conference Publications (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeE - Conference Publicationsen_US
gro.facultyGriffith Sciences, Griffith School of Engineeringen_US
gro.date.issued2006
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text


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