Organizational Accidents Revisited

Organizational Accidents Revisited

by James Reason


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472447685
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/28/2016
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 978,004
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

James Reason is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Manchester, England. He is consultant to numerous organizations throughout the world, sought after as a keynote speaker at international conferences and author of several renowned books including Human Error (CUP, 1990), The Human Contribution (Ashgate, 2008) and A Life in Error (Ashgate, 2013).

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part 1: Refreshers; The "Anatomy’ of an Organizational Accident; Error-Enforcing Conditions; Part 2: Additions Science 1977; Safety Management Systems; Resident Pathogens; Ten Case Studies of Organizational Accidents; Foresight Training; Alternative Views; Retrospect and Prospect; Taking Stock; Heroic Recoveries

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